2020 Mordrelle Basket Press Barbera

Mordrelle |Langhorne Creek |Barbera
Barbera but with backbone. This intense and full-flavoured example of this Piedmont classic shows plenty of South Australian power in its delivery.

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Barbera is a variety typically characterised but it's peaky, vibrant acidity. In its home of Piedmont, these wines can be quite tight and nervy, however in this rendition, you can see Barbera dialled up on the ripeness scale.

Red-fruited, full, flavoured and juicy as all get out, this opulent expression of an Italian classic will keep you coming back for more with its lip-smacking acidity and smooth suede tannins.

It's a big-boned Barbera to be sure, but one that is the perfect gateway into the variety to those who enjoy the classic richness of South Australian reds.

Made from a single vineyard located in Langhorne Creek, the wine has a deep red-purple colour. Aromas and flavours are intense, displaying vibrant aromas of violets combined with flavours of red mulberries, chocolate and spices with hints of black pepper. It finishes dry with a lengthy fruit aftertaste.

Region: Langhorne Creek, SA
Blend: Barbera (100%)
ABV: 14.00%
Closure: 750ml
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96 Points - "It seems this wine was sourced from the only vineyard of barbera in Langhorne Creek; an evocative burst of warm spices and licorice, the savoury palate pushing forest berries to the centre, ample acidity underpinning the finish and aftertaste." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

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Martin Moran was born and raised in Argentina, where his infatuation with viticulture and winemaking began as his grandfather would walk with him through their family vineyards in Mendoza.

He went on to specialise in viticulture and oenology, and eventually found himself in Australia to work vintages across the Langhorne Creek, Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale regions. It was here that Martin stayed, falling in love with (and marrying) his wife Michelle and embarking on the dream of starting their own boutique label - starting with their first wine, a sparkling created just for their wedding!

They specialise in premium, aged sparkling wines, but you'll find plenty of joy in their reds and whites too.

Winemaker/Owner, Martin Morgan amongst his Chardonnay vines Mordrelle

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