2021 Spinifex Esprit

Barossa Valley, SA

The ever-popular Grenache-dominant blend from one of the masters of the modern Barossa.

$37.00

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About The Wine

The Esprit is Peter Schell's Grenache dominant blend, made from vines up to 160 years old.

The Esprit sees Grenache united with its old friends Mataro and Shiraz, however the quality of the Grenache fruit demands front and centre stage in this iteration of the blend.

This, as with all Spinifex's wines, is balanced to perfection. If you love old vine Barossa Grenache, value-wise the Esprit is as good as you will find from any producer in the region.

About Spinifex

Spinifex are one of the 'New' Barossa's true pioneer producers.

Husband and wife team Peter Schell & Magali Gely have extensive experience in southern France, which proves the inspiration for their unique wines made from predominantly Rhone varietals.

Spinifex was on the front line of the new wave of Barossa producers. Peter's wines brought a new sensibility to the region, they were lower in alcohol, concentrated but elegant, and balanced to perfection.

He takes the art of blending into the realm of the virtuoso.

There are few wineries who deliver refinement and poise from the Barossa Valley like Spinifex.

Winemaker Peter Schell
Winemaker Peter Schell
Barossa Valley, SA
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From The Producer

A perfumed, aromatically deep Barossa red displaying a bright core of red cherry, tart raspberry, plum and tamarillo framed by both high toned dried rose petal and violet florals, and hazelnut, mace and blonde tobacco spice elements.
A medium weight and focussed palate that builds in weight and intensity in the mouth. Spiced plum, rhubarb and cherry flavours on attack turn to darker fruits and savoury, fresh drying tannin and plum skin like acids. Whilst strong and intense, the overall balance leans to levity, transparency of flavour and freshness.

Blend : Grenache, Mataro, Shiraz
ABV : 14%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2033
Bottle Size : 750ml

Winemaker Pete Schell
Winemaker Pete Schell
Barossa Valley, SA
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A taste of Spain

Before Covid, I would visit Catalonia often and I adore a good Priorat. This wine reminded me a lot of those happier days, a mid weight bright and very spicy-aromatic wine that jumps from the glass. But in my imagination even some of the terroir was there with slate-like tartness, savoury tannins but balanced. Perfect by itself but matched a manchego cheese beautifully.

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A great tasting, value wine.

Like all of peter Schell's wines, it's top notch. Drinks well now and can only improve in the short/medium term.

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