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2017 Gentle Folk Blossoms

Basket Range, Adelaide Hills, SA

The Blossoms is not your average Merlot blend.

$30.00

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Categories: Gentle Folk
About

About The Wine

If you love the free and easy vibes of the 'natural wine' scene, then Blossoms is going to right up your alley.

This unique blend of Merlot and Chardonnay is a red set to a mellow mood. It's made with Gareth Belton's trademark gentle touch, combining the soft, plummy fruit of Adelaide Hills Merlot with the fleshy mouthfeel and vibrant acidity of Adelaide Hills Chardonnay.

This is a slow jam wine, loose-knit and easy going.

It's a lovely thing to drink.

About Gentle Folk

Deep in the rolling vineyards of the Basket Range in the Adelaide Hills lives Gareth and Rainbo Belton.

They are two of the country's leading experts in seaweed who caught the wine bug a few years ago and now run a winery making small batches of fun and creative wines with their friends in the Basket range. 

Gareth farms their three vineyards himself. He works organically in the vineyard and with little to no additions in the winery. The Gentle Folk wines have an energy and style all their own.

Made for drinking with friends and family, these are clean, unpretentious and delicious wines built for fun times. Get involved and be Gentle with each other.

Gareth in one of his Adelaide Hills vineyards
Gareth in one of his Adelaide Hills vineyards
Basket Range, Adelaide Hills, SA
Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

The Blossoms is a fun and fleshy red. It smells of cranberry, redcurrant, plum and smouldering leaves, with a twist of squeezed orange peel. It's so slurpable, set to a soft and juicy medium bodied style. The finish is a little tart and tucked in with gently powdery tannins. Joyful red wine built for good times. - Different Drop Wine Team

Additional Info

From The Producer

A blend of merlot and chardonnay from Norton Summit. Merlot berries covered in chardonnay juice, left for a few weeks before draining/pressing and being sent to tank for the winter. This wine is super alive and expressive.

Blend : Merlot, Chardonnay
ABV : 12.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2020
Bottle Size : 750ml

A perfect day on the Scary Gully vineyard
A perfect day on the Scary Gully vineyard
Basket Range, Adelaide Hills, SA
Delivery Information

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Pricing & Discounts

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We Also Offer Volume Discounts. It works like this:

  ORDERS OVER $149 GET FREE SHIPPING

  ORDERS OVER $299 GET A $20 DISCOUNT

  ORDERS OVER $499 GET A $40 DISCOUNT

  ORDERS OVER $999 GET A $100 DISCOUNT

This will all be automatically applied to your cart during the checkout process. So for example, if you create a cart with a total of $310, your final price at checkout will be $290. The discount will generally be applied to the first item in the cart. For very large wholesale or function orders (weddings etc) we are always happy to negotiate on a case by case basis. Don't hesitate to contact us.