Grenache McLaren Vale  2017

THE OTHER WINE CO.

Grenache McLaren Vale
2017

Product code
793184
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
Open
Status
Unavailable
Country
Australia
Regulated designation
Table wine
Region
South Australia
Subregion
Fleurieu, McLaren Vale
Varietal(s)
Grenache
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Metal screw cap
Availability
Winery's website

About this winery

The Other Wine Co. is a new venture from Michael Hill Smith and Martin Shaw, the team behind Shaw + Smith wines based in the Adelaide Hills. The goal for The Other Wine Co. is to make wines where the varietal has found a spiritual connection to the place in which it is grown. The connection between place and grape can take a long time; years, decades, centuries, just look at the Rhone Valley and Alsace. The inaugural releases from The Other Wine Co. are classic examples of a regional-varietal...

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Winemaking notes

45-year-old vines in Blewitt Springs. Low yields and handpicking. Open ferments, as a combination of whole berries and whole bunches.

Tasting notes

Fresh, vibrant, & spicy.

Press reviews

James Halliday (Australian Wine Companion)

- 93 points -

August 2018

Light bright purple-red. Fragrant ripe red fruit, black cherry and whole-bunch like brown spice notes. It's reductive and slightly pongy, but that is part of its charm. On the palate, its all crunchy acidity and tight pippy fruit. A really refreshing bar wine that is good to go.

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