Opulent, generous and full flavoured, dark fruits and earthy notes are blended with spicy, floral highlights.
A favourite of many of the cellar workers, this classic blend needs some time to unwind. The nose is fragrant, with intense McLaren Vale Grenache blood orange character, supported with ferrous and iodine notes. There's some initial fruit sweetness on the front palate, quickly morphing into a long line of concentrated red fruit and spice. The finish is tangy, with young, crunchy tannins, resulting in a wine with fantastic structure and incredible length.
Awards & reviews
Double Gold - Six Nations Wine Challenge, 2018
Gold - China Wine & Spirits Awards, 2019
Gold - The Global Grenache Masters
95 points - Ray Jordan, The Weekend West
94 points - Nick Stock, jamessuckling.com
93 points - The Wine Front, Campbell Mattinson
93 points - QWine
92 points - Andrew Graham, Oz Wine Review
90 points - Joshua Greene, Wine & Spirits Magazine
4 Stars - Winewise McLaren Vale Grenache Blends Tasting
Grape: Grenache and Shiraz
d'Arenberg Wines, McLaren Vale, South Australia