2018 Laughing Jack Old Vine Moppa Grenache

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Beautifully expressive, classic Barossa Grenache with intensity and a delicious silky texture.

Sourced from a single 1.2ha estate vineyard in Moppa, planted in 1962 by Carl Albert and Ian Kalleske. At 350 metres above sea level, these low yielding vines are planted on sandy clay soils, rich in iron and quartz.

At 350 metres above sea level, these low yielding vines are planted on sandy clay soils, rich in iron and quartz.

Hand picked, destemmed and traditionally basket pressed. Fermentation takes place in open vats. Aged for 16 months in large oak French oak puncheons and bottled unfined and unfiltered.

Region: Barossa Valley, Australia
Blend: 100% Grenache
ABV: 14.50%
Closure: 750ml
Bottle Size:
Production: 110 dozen

94 Points - "Shawn Kalleske's attentive, hand-made approach brings the sensitivity to let grenache shine. Structured, savoury and serious, understated berry fruits are accented by tomato and sage, with a core of sweet fruit lingering long through well-gauged dark chocolate French oak and a beautiful splay of fine, confident tannins. Proper grenache, with an exciting future before it." - Tyson Stelzer (Halliday Wine Companion)

94 Points - "From a single vineyard planted in 1962. Seasoned oak only. 110 dozen produced.It's a more robust expression of Grenache. but a very good one. A mix of black and red fruits, baking spice, sage, and a dried flower top note, which adds a pretty flourish. Dense, with a mix of ripe fruit and savoury elements, something along the lines of sun dried tomato and black olive tapenade, tannin is sooty and fleshy, and the finish rolls out very nicely, with ripe raspberry, spice and a saline character. Excellent. Should age nicely too." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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