The Other Wine Co. Grenache 2018

Shaw + Smith

The Other Wine Co. Grenache
2018

$26.95

* Suggested retail price
Product code
13879350
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
SAQ Specialty by lot
Status
Available
Country
Australia
Region
South Australia
Subregion
Fleurieu, McLaren Vale
Regulated designation
Table wine
Varietal(s)
Grenache 100 %
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Sugar content
<1.2 g/l
Closure type
Metal screw cap
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About this winery

Shaw + Smith own two vineyards in the Adelaide Hills, at Balhannah and Lenswood, totalling 55 hectares. The vineyards are planted to varieties that perform particularly well in the region, namely Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Shiraz. Site selection is particularly important in the Adelaide Hills, with its diversity of altitude, aspect, microclimate, and soil. We also use a number of different cultivars or ‘clones’ of each grape variety, which contribute different qualities to...

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Tasting notes

"The back label describes this wine as “fresh, vibrant & spicy”. The back label doesn’t lie. It serves up varietal grenache in splendid drinking style. So fresh, so vibrant, so easy to hook into. It tastes of raspberry and dry spice, redcurrant and anise. Flings of dry/sweet spice complete the picture, with dry/fine/ripe tannin providing the framework.

Viticultural notes

45-year-old vines in McLaren Vale. Sandy soils. Low yields and handpicking. Open ferments, as a combination of whole berries and whole bunches.