2016 Agathist Alchemy First Wine Grenache

Barossa Valley, SA

Cracking Barossa Grenache from ex-Torbreck winemaker Craig Isbel.



About The Wine

The Agathist Alchemy First Wine Grenache is a bright and wildly expressive version of Barossa Grenache from ex-Torbreck winemaker Craig Isbel.

This wine is made with a more 'hands-off' approach than most wines you will see from the Barossa. Wild ferments, oak set firmly to the background, some whole bunches used for a more exotic expression of the variety.

It's a cracking thing to drink. Plenty of bright fruit, a swath of very fine tannin, vibrant to the last drop.

This guy is one of the region's most talented winemakers and it shows in this release.

Winemaker Craig Isbel
Winemaker Craig Isbel
Barossa Valley, SA

Critic Reviews

The Wine Front

"Spicy and fragrant, red berry fruitiness, cranberry jam and a lolly bag-fairy floss scented. Spot on grenache vibes in the bouquet. Juicy, bright, dollops of cherry jam meshed to a seam of black earth/ashy tannins. Has a loose knit feel yet a freshness. Hands off winemaking mainlined. Kinda wild, kinda real good." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

Additional Info

From The Producer

Blend : Grenache (100%)
ABV : 14.0%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2025
Bottle Size : 750ml


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