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|Grape Variety||Grenache 80% / Mourvedre 17% / Shiraz 3%|
|Vineyard Soils||loam over clay (Nuriootpa)|
|Vine Age||82 year old Grenache and Mataro vineyards and 51 year old Shiraz|
The ancient history of Shiraz is well understood and re-told many times, tens of thousands of times a
Fruit was harvested by hand, given that the Grenache and the Mataro are both coming from 80yr
Once pressed the wine is then put into older oak barrels, racked twice over the next 15 months.
Garnet with a bight youthful edge.
Plum & musk with blueberry aromas.
Nice mineral acidity on entry. The palate expands, to offer supple elegant mouthfeel. The palate has good length that is well knitted to finish by the acidity.
The appetite for Chardonnay, Cabernet and Merlot would see many G, S & M vineyards have their heads guillotined. The despotic vine pull scheme of the 80’s saw many un-productive elderly, turned to ash and returned to the soil from whence they came. At Kaesler we retain and respect these varieties and blend.