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2018 Dodgy Bros Juxtaposed Old Vine Grenache

McLaren Vale, SA

Incredible value old vine Grenache from two of the best Grenache sites in McLaren Vale. 96 points Gary Walsh.

$29.00

Rated 5.0 out of 5
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About The Wine

Exciting wine here, from the hands of winemaker Wes Pearson.

This Grenache comes from two top vineyards in McLaren Vale: one planted over 90 years ago in the Clarendon sub-region, and the other in Blewitt Springs. The value on offer here is outstanding.

As Gary Walsh noted in his glowing review, "This wine has been hit out of the park in 2018.". It strikes that elusive balance between finesse and power effortlessly. If you like Grenache while it's rippling with primary fruit, there is plenty of joy to be had here already.

However, if you are looking for something that will look all the better in a few years time, this will equally fit the bill. Another wine to add to McLaren Vale's impressive list of excellent Grenache.

About Dodgy Bros

What started as a small garage winemaking project for viticulturalist Peter Bolte, has grown into a full-time fun-filled winemaking gig.

With fruit secured from top growers with a handshake, Peter, along with Canadian winemaker Wes Pearson and 'grower extraordinaire' Peter Sommerville are now making tasty treats in a wide range of styles from excellent McLaren Vale sites.

The Dodgy Bros wines don't take themselves too seriously. These are adventurous and energetic wines with plenty of personality.

The Dodgy Bros
The Dodgy Bros
McLaren Vale, SA
Additional Info

From The Producer

The 2018 Grenache is a blend of two vineyards from the north-east end of McLaren Vale. Fruit was harvested from Bernard Smart’s vineyard in Clarendon (planted in 1921), and the Wait family vineyard in Blewitt Springs (planted in 1942). The fruit was handpicked, crushed and destemmed. Ferments were handled gently with no additions, pressed into very old oak hogshead barrels on completion of primary fermentation and left on fine lees for elevage. The wines were not fined or filtered.

Blend : Grenache (100%)
ABV : 14.2%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2028
Bottle Size : 750ml

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96Points
The Wine Front

"Violet, raspberry and spice, heady aromatics married to richness of fruit. A regal carriage of lush red fruits, a thick ribbon of silky tannin, cool integrated ‘mineral’ acidity, subtle earthiness like sweet soil freshly turned, outstanding length and fine silty tannin trailing. A thing of beauty. This wine has been hit out of the park in 2018." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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Great Value Red!

Very easy drinking.

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Nothing Dodgy About This!

Fantastic wine and great value. Looking forward to trying their other releases.

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Delicious!

Medium bodied, great length and balance. Amazing what value you get with Grenache.

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Grenache at the top!

Sophistication, subtlety and complexity. As a new Grenache convert i can only recommend this wholeheartedly!

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