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About The Wine
The Farvie Grenache represents the very finest expression possible of Grenache from the Swinney vineyard in Frankland River.
Named after George (Farvie) John Alexander Swinney who settled in the Frankland area in 1922, there is no time or expense spared in crafting this cuveé.
The finest parts of the vineyard have been identified over the last 20 years, with those portions being hand-picked over multiple passes for this wine. Only the best bunches make the cut. Only the finest large format oak.
It's a wine that has thrown a cat amongst the pigeons of Australia's wine media. Since its debut release, it has quickly risen to the top echelon of Australian Grenache.
The Swinney family's roots in Frankland River stretch back over 100 years.
George John Alexander Swinney was a pioneer of the region, settling a grazing property in Franklands in 1922. Today the property is run by fourth generation brother and sister, Matt and Janelle Swinney. They are taking the family property into great new territory.
Bush vines litter the property. Riesling, Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre are fining a very happy home on the ironstone slopes above the Frankland River.
Now, with viticulturalist wizard Lee Haselgrove tending the vines and sixth generation winemaker Rob Mann crafting the wines in the cellar, this label is on track to become one of the regional benchmarks in short order.