2020 The Other Wine Co. Grenache

McLaren Vale, SA

Bright, juicy, vibrant Grenache - a well-priced, modern version of this great grape!


Rated 4.0 stars
1 Review
A little ripper. It's fresh and vibrant.

Tony Love (Halliday Wine Companion)

About The Wine

The Other Wine Co.'s mantra is all about 'the right grape grown in the right place', and you don't get too much more right grape / right place than Grenache from McLaren Vale.

Their other guiding light is ensuring they pick the fruit at optimal ripeness - not at all overripe - so as to retain all the grape's natural aromatics and acid from these 45-year-old vines.

It's the very model of the modern, fresh and vibrant style of Grenache that McLaren Vale is becoming ever more synonymous with.

If you're a fan of bright and juicy Grenache, then jump on this wine - it's a bargain.

About The Other Wine Co.

The Other Wine Co. is the brainchild of Martin Shaw and Michael Hill Smith, the team behind Shaw + Smith Wines.

The young winemaking team behind The Other Wine Co., spearheaded by Matt Large, always have their focus on drinkability and deliciousness. They make fantastic, pure wines with a twist.

Producing their wines at Shaw + Smith, The Other Wine Co. is a bit more experimental with their winemaking. They're always on the lookout for something new, and they're thirsty to push the boundaries.

The spearhead of The Other Wine Co. winemakers, Matt Large
The spearhead of The Other Wine Co. winemakers, Matt Large
Adelaide Hills, SA
Additional Info

From The Producer

Since day one The Other Wine Co. has championed a modern style of Australian Grenache with brightness, spice and juiciness, drawn from magnificent old vine fruit grown in sandy soils.

Fresh, vibrant, & spicy.

45-year-old vines in McLaren Vale. Sandy soils. Low yields and handpicking. Open ferments, as a combination of whole berries and whole bunches.

Blend : Grenache (100%)
ABV : 13.5%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2025
Bottle Size : 750ml

Barrels of the 2021 Arinto, almost ready to be bottled
Barrels of the 2021 Arinto, almost ready to be bottled
Adelaide Hills, SA
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

Halliday Wine Companion

"Three Blewitt Springs vineyards contribute different elements to this thoroughly modern grenache. Each parcel was fermented separately, with 10% whole bunches in each. Matured for just 7 months in a range of relatively neutral vessels. Initial earthy, almost ironwork-like notes and bush herbals lead into a juicy style, a little ripper. It's fresh and vibrant, but then gathers an encouraging mouthfeel with powdery, earthy tannins. Very likeable." - Tony Love (Halliday Wine Companion)

The Wine Front

"There’s a bit going on with this Grenache. Flavours of black tea, woodsmoke, dried herbs, black cherry and red licorice have it slipping back and forth between sweetness and savouriness. It has a smoky edge but there’s nothing remotely acrid about it. Indeed it’s juicy, medium-bodied and pleasant to drink, if a little drying through the finish." - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

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    The Other Wine Co Grenache

    Loved this wine and intend to order more soon. Found it to be great value for money !!

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