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2017 Jilly Lone Big Cats Touriga Tempranillo

New England, NSW

Portuguese inspired red blend made for immediate drinking pleasure.

$32.00

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About

About The Wine

Ever on the hunt for something new, here, Jared Dixon, winemaker behind the Jilly label, takes on some of the alternative varieties thriving amongst the diverse viticultural sites in New England.

The 2017 Big Cats is a Portuguese-inspired red blend featuring Touriga Nacional and Tempranillo.

These varieties complement each other wonderfully in this release, bringing slinky tannins and exotic spice to a medium bodied framework. Jared's soft touch in the winery has balanced this perfectly.

With only 100 dozen made and the interest around Jared's brand, Big Cats won't be around for long

About Jilly

Jared Dixon is a lone ranger on his own mission in the New England wine region.

His wines are made from interesting varieties grown on unique vineyards, sites he classes as ‘undiscovered gems.’ His winemaking is extremely hands-off, allowing the full expression of the fruit to be the focus of every wine. They are fun, don't take themselves too seriously and have a distinct energy about them.

Jared is one of Northern NSW's most exciting and impassioned young winemakers. Where he takes his idiosyncratic label from here is anyone's guess.

The happy lone ranger, Jared Dixon
The happy lone ranger, Jared Dixon
Clunes, NSW
Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Soft, velvety red of sweet exotic spice and a perky disposition. Plum, leather, iodine and crazy violets on the nose. Sweet, spicy and silky smooth - it's as gluggable as red wine gets. - Different Drop Wine Team

Additional Info

From The Producer

Blend : Touriga, Tempranillo
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2022
Bottle Size : 750ml

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