2018 Sutton Grange Aglianico

From the original plantings of Aglianico in Australia comes this flowing, dark and balanced wine.
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Aglianico is slowly taking root in Australia, with more and more offerings each year form a growing number of producers.

Sutton Grange are the OG though, with their vines being the original planting in the country. A fairly tannic varietal, the key is to ensure freshness of fruit elements to balance out that tightly wound tannin.

Fresh raspberry and plum, savoury notes of fennel seed, pink peppercorn and nori drive the nose and palate of this wine, and the fleshy mid-palate provides that needed pop of freshness, creating that balance required that brings this wine together so nicely.

Organically farmed vineyard planted 2004.

Picked late April 2018 100% Hand Picked 100% whole berry fermentation. Matured in a single 2​nd​ year French Puncheon before being blended and bottled in May 2019.

93 Points - "Oldest Aglianico vines in Australia. 2004 planted. Serious character within a fruit-filled context. Dry tannin steers boysenberry, red licorice, coal and sweet herb flavours along. Sweet-fruited upfront; dry and tannic to close. Allow it to breathe and it extends impressively through the finish." - Campbell Mattinson (Winefront)

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    An amazing complex wine

    Bright purple in colour and amazingly complex for just a 3yo wine. Get the feeling it has plenty of life left and will continue to develop. Very drinkable with strong fruit coming through. Paired perfectly well with Veal Osso Buco.

    Expert reviews gave this wine 93pts and IMHO probably drinks a little better than this.

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