2021 Spinifex La Cigale

Barossa Valley, SA

A bright and fruity red blend from the Barossa that overdelivers for the price

$27.00

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About the Wine

The Spinifex La Cigale is a delightful wine, with fruity characters absolutely bursting from the glass. A mix of ripe, blue and red fruits and spicy and earthy tones show a great complexity of aromas which are mimicked on the palate. The medium body, fresh acidity and integrated tannins make this a very enjoyable wine, particularly given the low price.

All the grapes for the Spinifex La Cigale are sourced from vines with average ages between 30 and 50 years. The extremely fruity profile of the wine is partly thanks to the addition of Cinsault, a French grape renowned for its bouquet and red fruit flavours.

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 Importer

The winemaking has taken in a mélange of approaches, including the use of whole-bunch, whole-berry and destemmed fruit, followed by mostly natural ferments in a combination of stainless steel, concrete and large-format seasoned oak, which took place on fine lees for an average of five months.

In the glass, this has Pete Schell’s signature all over it. Filled with intensity and bright aromatic lift, there’s an array of earthy and savoury notes, all complimented by juicy and vibrant red and blue fruits. Clean acidity drives a plump mouthfeel while powdery tannins contribute sinewy structure. Schell points out that the exuberance of Cinsault shines brightly here. Yet, as so often happens at this address, the whole package is greater than the sum of its parts: it’s a fresh and bright wine with bags of energy and animated generosity. A Spinifex bistro classic is born.

Blend : Mataro (37%), Cinsault (31%), Grenache(20%) and Shiraz (12%)
ABV : 14.07%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2024
Bottle Size : 750ml

Winemaker Pete Schell
Winemaker Pete Schell
Barossa Valley, SA
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Another great wine from Spinifex

A very nice wine fresh fruit and perfect flavour 👌 a good all-rounder

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