Old Vine Barossa Valley Grenache Shiraz Mataro 2012

A 34/33/33% blend sourced from old vines in the Moppa Hill and Moppa South subdistricts of Greenock dating back to 1903. Grenache and Mataro open vat co-fermented and matured in used French oak, Shiraz open-fermented and matured in new and used French oak. Very good colour; stacked full of flavours of every hue and description on the medium-bodied, but very long, palate, with a spicy/juicy twang to finish. Drink by:2025 Date tasted:04/Jun/2014 Alcohol...

A new name to me and very sharply priced. Sourced from vineyards in Greenock and Eden Valley, this spent 20 months in French and American oak with just 570 dozen produced. Gee it's impressively full flavoured too, perhaps verging on overripeness with a nose and palate heavy with the sort of boozy, choc bullet ultra concentration (low yields my guess) and sweet coffed oak. For many other Greenock sourced wines you'd expect to pay double this price, making the $22 ultra impressive. Full, decadent and head...

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