2020 Yelland and Papps Second Take Grenache

Bright, perfumed, fresh fruit and silky texture - everything we love about modern Barossa Grenache.
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Michael Papps describes his Second Take Grenache as a wine where Grenache meets Beaujolais.

The sweet, vibrant fruit off this old vineyard is fermented with a good amount of whole bunches and sees barely a whisper of new oak - none of which impedes the pure red-fruited expression of variety and region.

It's a red wine bursting with vitality and exuberance. It's Grenache running full tilt at freshness.

We tend to hand pick our Grenache early to retain natural acidity and it is split into two halves - whole-bunch and whole berry. A percentage heads into puncheons as complete whole bunches for carbonic maceration; the remainder for picking bins for an old fashioned foot stomping party, with around 14 days on skins before pressing back to puncheons (14% new) for 11 months. Again…. It is bottled unfiltered and unfined.

It's all about fruit purity and fragrance…. Raspberry, bright red and dark plums and cherries cut with exotic spice, a flourish of purple flowers and underlying hints of ginger-cake. Succulent, juicy and wonderfully perfumed with a bright, tight line across the palate and a fan of pure spicy fruit on the finish.

93 Points - "Hand picked from 68yo vines, wild fermented with 3-4 weeks on skins, matured for 9 months. Typical light colour, the perfumed bouquet of wild forest fruits and rose petals changes, also taking in raspberries and conserved cherries." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

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    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Super drinkable

    Easy drinking. Lotsa berries.

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