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2017 Brave New Wine Gamin Grenache

Great Southern, WA

The first varietal Grenache from BNW is the perfect mix of bright red fruit and firm structure.

$55.00

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About
This is a wine to teach you patience, open a bottle and watch it blossom over a couple of days.

Yoko Lüscher-Mostert, Owner

About The Wine

This is the first crack at varietal Grenache from Yoko and Andries. As you might expect if you've tried anything else from their kaleidoscopic range of vino, it's anything but a 'classic' Grenache.

Andries fermented it as 100% whole bunches, bringing an element of spicy, herbal undertones to the lifted Grenache fruit.

A little foot-stomping and very little else during ferment in terms of winemaking saw this come to bottle with a great balance of firmness and fun.

Mike Bennie awarded it 93 points, saying, "Oh, the gluggability. A delightful wine."

About Brave New Wine

It is a Brave New World and these are, in every sense, Brave New Wines.

This range is brought to you by husband and wife duo Andries and Yoko Lüscher-Mostert. They are making painfully small amounts of fascinating, experimental and delicious wine from some superb vineyards in Great Southern.

With a vision of acquiring their own vineyard in the future, they are currently content to make wines that truly thrill them. These are natural wines crafted without additions but with bucket-loads of love and skill.

Some of the most intriguing vino in WA and definitely a winery to keep an eye on.

The dynamic Brave New Wine duo
The dynamic Brave New Wine duo
Great Southern, WA
Additional Info

From The Producer

So grateful to get to play with this fruit! I remember when, after a few weeks left to sit a whole bunches our big open top oak fermenter, it came time for Andries to get in the fermenter and stomp it. Afterwards, he came home and I asked how it looked and HE LET ME SMELL HIS LEGS. They smelled amazing! Like redskin lollies! This is a wine to teach you patience, open a bottle and watch it blossom over a couple of days.

Blend : Grenache (100%)
ABV : 14.70%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2026
Bottle Size : 750ml

Andries horsing around at BNW
Andries horsing around at BNW
Great Southern, WA
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

93Points
The Wine Front

"It’s juicier and deeper and darker than expected, but loses none of its high drinkability. It smells of red and black cherries, white pepper, earthiness or undergrowth, some clove and a sprig of green herbs. The palate is quite soft and meaty, savoury, dark, but has a lift of cool acidity and some crisp tannins to shape things a little. Oh, the gluggability. A delightful wine." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

Delivery

Delivery is Free for any order of $99 or more, or just $10 for any orders less than $99. There is no minimum order quantity and you can mix and match as much as you like. Make your perfect mixed pack! In Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Byron Bay we deliver with our own vans. All other areas are serviced by Australia Post.

Sydney Metro orders in the Pink Zone will be delivered the next day 5 days per week, Monday through Friday. Orders in the Blue Zone will be delivered on Tuesdays and Fridays. Everything outside these zones will be delivered by Australia Post.

Melbourne Metro orders are picked up at 12pm from our Sydney warehouse every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and delivered the following day in Melbourne (Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri). Please refer to this map to see if your address is considered Melbourne Metro here. Everything outside of this zone will be dispatched next business day with Australia Post.

Brisbane Metro orders are picked up from our Sydney warehouse every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 12pm and delivered on Thursday or Friday. Please refer to this map to see if your address is considered Brisbane Metro here. Everything outside of this zone will be dispatched next business day with Australia Post.

Australia Wide Deliveries To the rest of Australia we use Australia Post. The Australia Post Collection Truck picks up orders from our Sydney warehouse every weekday at midday. If your order is placed before 12pm we’ll get it on the truck that day. Delivery times vary considerably with Australia Post and unfortunately there is no Express Delivery Option for wine (because it is fragile and heavy). PLEASE NOTE that we are currently seeing significant delays in the Australia Post delivery network. Strict government health and safety requirements and very high parcel volumes are causing significant backlogs at the main NSW and VIC sorting facilities. Orders are still arriving safe and sound but you may notice slower delivery times and less frequent scanning updates than usual.

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Our Heat Policy can be viewed here. If you would like us to hold dispatch of your order for milder weather please leave instructions to do so in the 'SPECIAL REQUESTS' box found on the cart page before the final checkout. We are happy to hold it for as long as you like. All orders are fully insured so you can buy with full confidence that these tasty beverages will get to you in tip-top shape.

Returns are free for 100 days after purchase. You can view the conditions of our return policy here

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FaQs

Do I have to order in dozens? No, please mix it up! You can order wines in any quantity and variation you like. You can order 1 bottle or 50. We challenge you to make the ultimate mixed pack of wine!

Are there volume discounts? No, our pricing is designed to be the best in market already - no marking up and then discounting down! For very large orders (weddings, etc) we are open to negotiating though. Just give us a call.

Do we price match? Yes, within reason. Everyday low & consistent pricing is something we strongly believe in. We want our customers to feel confident they are always getting the best price. If you see a price lower somewhere else let us know and we'll consider matching it. We'll even retrospectively issue you store credit if you have already purchased from us but you see a lower price somewhere later on. Our price match policy can be seen here.

Can coupons and discounts be stacked? No, only one discount or coupon can be applied to an order at once.

I am trying to add more of a wine to my cart but it won’t let me? This means we are running low on stock of that wine. So for example, if the website will only allow you to add 3 bottles and no more, then that is all we have of that particular wine. The good news is we may be able to order more for you. Just contact us on 1300 668 385 or hello@differentdrop.com and we'll organise the additional quantity for you.

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Can I special order a wine you do not sell? If it’s doable, then we’ll make it happen. Just contact us directly via phone, chat or email and we’ll find out for you right away. Please note that in most cases special orders such as these will need to be in full case lots (6 or 12 bottles).

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