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2016 Billy Button The Alluring Tempranillo

Alpine Valleys, VIC

As always with Jo Marsh's red wines, this is uber-juicy, perfectly balanced and true to both its variety and region.

$32.00

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About
We're into 'do yourself a favour' territory here.

Campbell Mattinson (Halliday Wine Companion)

About The Wine

Jo Marsh's Billy Button 'The Alluring' Tempranillo is a classic cool-climate Temp with a little attitude.

Jo selects two parcels of fruit each year from two different vineyards in her beloved Alpine Valleys. One parcel has fruit which is a little brighter, the other a little more savoury. Together they create just the right amount of 'allure' in the wine, a Tempranillo which is ready to go, right now, whenever you are.

The 2016 was rated 94 points by Campbell Mattinson and labelled it "a sweet-savoury wine with more than a little drama".

Made in typically small amounts (as is the Billy Button way), you'll need to be quick if you want to give this a whirl.

About Billy Button

Billy Button is the charming Alpine Valleys based project of ubertalented winemaker Jo Marsh, now helped by her winemaker husband Glenn James and young winemaker Alex Phillips.

Billy Button focuses primarily on producing small batches of alternative varieties from good local growers in their small patch of Victoria. The team explores varieties that are rarely seen in the Australian landscape - you can find anything from Schioppettino to Verduzzo in this eclectic range.

Jo's gentle touch in the winery makes for beautifully balanced wines that show great texture and vibrancy. The Billy Button range is a little gem of North East Victoria. It's one of the more unique wine ranges in the country and the perfect place to begin your exploration of alternative varieties.

Winemakers Glenn James, Jo Marsh & Alex Phillips
Winemakers Glenn James, Jo Marsh & Alex Phillips
Alpine Valleys, VIC
Additional Info

From The Producer

Two quite distinct parcels from the Greenacres Vineyard, Meriang South and the Bungamero Vineyard at Whorouly South. Aged in old wood and blended before bottling.

Blend : Tempranillo (100%)
ABV : 14.00%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2023
Bottle Size : 750ml

Winemaker Jo Marsh
Winemaker Jo Marsh
Alpine Valleys, VIC
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

94Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"Tempranillo is clearly thriving in the region and this is yet more proof. Red and black cherries, the sweetness of cola, a splash of ground coffee and modest input from spice add up to a sweet-savoury wine with more than a little drama. We're into 'do yourself a favour' territory here." - Campbell Mattinson (Halliday Wine Companion)

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