Grenache Old Vines, Blewitt Springs, 1999

  Clarendon Hills

Grenache Old Vines, Blewitt Springs

Contains Sulphites.

About Clarendon Hills

The dynamic Roman Bratasiuk runs one of the most quality-conscious Estates in South Australia. His love of the defined and complex wines of France’s best winemakers is mirrored in the balance and sophistication of the wines he produces. Everything is hand picked and yields are low, resulting in some remarkably concentrated wines that combine power and complexity. From Old Vines Grenache to Single Vineyard Chardonnay, the wines are as diverse as they are exciting.

Appellation: South Australia

The most productive wine region in Australia, with just under 50% of all grapes grown, grown here. It includes the regions of Barossa, Mclaren Vale, Connawarra and the Clare Valley.

Grape Type: Grenache

One of the world's most widely planted grapes, Grenache is a quintessentially Mediterranean red variety which does best as a low yielding bush vine. It produces warm spicy sloe fruit-dominated wines whose ultimate expression is in Châteauneuf-du-Pape and the surrounding southern villages. Excellent results can also be found in the Roussillon, parts of the Languedoc, the Vales near Adelaide, and Spain where it is known as Garnacha.