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Smalltown Vineyards 'Clovella' Grenache Mourvèdre 2019

Special Price $25.00 Regular Price $30.00
Seriously old vine Grenache and Mourvèdre here, offering red and black fruit, earth, spice and raspberry. Fine tannins with a gently grippy finish. Perfect with pizza, pasta or snags.
Smalltown Vineyards Clovella Grenache Mourvedre
Wine Specs
Variety
Grenache, Mourvèdre
Region
Barossa Valley, SA
Vintage
2019
Winery
Smalltown Vineyards
Winemaker
Tom White
Body
Medium
Sweetness
Dry
Drinking Window
Now - 2030
Bling
95pts Kim Brebach, 94pts Sam Kim, 90pts The Wine Front
Alcohol %
14.5
Closure
Screwcap
Size
750 mL
Biodynamic
No
Organic
No
Vegan Friendly
Yes
Smalltown Vineyards present many of the Barossa’s prized districts from Gomersal, Kalimna, the Eden Valley and beyond. Winemaker, Tom White, allows exceptional vineyards to be expressed with minimal intervention, often basket pressing fruit, and naturally fermenting in open top fermenters to best capture the Barossa’s magical flavours.
Barossa Valley, SA

Region

Barossa Valley, SA

Just 60km northeast of Adelaide, the Barossa Valley is one of Australia's oldest wine regi ...
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Mourvèdre

Variety

Mourvèdre

Mourvèdre, Mataró, or Monastrell is variety of wine grape used to make both ...
Mourvèdre, Mataró, or Monastrell is variety of wine grape used to make both strong, dark red wines and rosés. It is an international variety grown in many regions around the world. In Australia There are around 12 square kilometres of Mourvèdre in Australia, with the most significant plantings in South Australia and New South Wales. It is usually found in Rhone-style GSM blends of Grenache, Shiraz, Mourvèdre. It has also found its way into Australian fortified wines. Characteristics Mourvèdre produces tannic wines that can be high in alcohol, and is most successful in Rhone-style blends. It has a particular ... Read Full Article
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Barossa Valley, SA
Barossa Valley, SA

Just 60km northeast of Adelaide, the Barossa Valley is one of Australia's oldest wine regions.

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Mourvèdre
Mourvèdre

Mourvèdre, Mataró, or Monastrell is variety of wine grape used to make both strong, dark red wines and rosés. It is an international variety grown in many regions around the world.

In Australia

There are around 12 square kilometres of Mourvèdre in Australia, with the most significant plantings in South Australia and New South Wales. It is usually found in Rhone-style GSM blends of Grenache, Shiraz, Mourvèdre. It has also found its way into Australian fortified wines.

Characteristics

Mourvèdre produces tannic wines that can be high in alcohol, and is most successful in Rhone-style blends. It has a particular affinity for Grenache, softening it and giving it structure. Its taste varies greatly according to area, but often has a wild, gamey or earthy flavour, with soft red fruit flavours.

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