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2021 Cirillo Vincent Grenache

Barossa Valley, SA

The perennial Barossa bargain - old vine Grenache at an absolute steal of a price.

$25.00

4.6
Rated 4.6 stars
12 Reviews
About

About The Wine

The Cirillo Vincent Grenache is, year after year, one of the country's best value Grenache. It's also a homage to Marco's father, who passed down all of his winemaking knowledge (spanning 8 generations!) down to him.

Vincent is a charismatic character, just like his maker. It bucks the trend of big, sweet, oaky Barossa Grenache and sits firmly in the bright, cheery and gluggable camp.

A portion of whole bunches give it a lifted perfume and silky texture, while the use of older French oak and stainless steel ensure this is a lot brighter and bouncier than many of its Barossa counterparts.

About Cirillo Estate

Marco Cirillo is Barossan to the core. His family lays claim to the world’s oldest continuously functioning Grenache vines, the most ancient of them dating back to 1850. This is an incredible achievement from the Cirillos and those vignerons who have tended to these vines for over 160 years.

Marco's range of wines made primarily from Grenache and Shiraz scream quality at every level, with old vine concentration paired with modern brightness of fruit.  Considering the incredible history in every bottle, they provide incredible value for the money also - the Vincent Grenache is one of the best $20ish wines in the country. One of our favourite Barossa producers.

Marco and Vincent Cirillo, tending to their beautiful old Grenache vines
Marco and Vincent Cirillo, tending to their beautiful old Grenache vines
Nuriootpa, Barossa Valley, SA
Additional Info

From The Producer

This Grenache is produced from two 100+ year old vineyards from the renowned Barossa Valley.

The Vincent offers inviting aromas of rich fruit and white pepper. The palate is generous with intense true varietal characteristics. It’s delicately rounded and generous. A superb Grenache that has a lingering finish. A wine that can be enjoyed now, or well into the future.

Blend : Grenache (100%)
ABV : 14%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2030
Bottle Size : 750ml

Winemaker Marco Cirillo
Winemaker Marco Cirillo
Nuriootpa, Barossa Valley, SA
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

92Points
The Real Review

"Deep, bright, glowing young purple-red colour, the bouquet fresh and vanilla/chocolate over raspberry fruit, with a grapy/sweet fruit bonbon-like aspect. Choc-mint hints. Delicious sweet ripe raspberry flavour, not complex but it’s all about bright, bold fruit. There’s a fine sheen of tannins providing structure while it already drinks superbly young. Great value." - Huon Hooke (The Real Review)

Customer Reviews
4.6
Rated 4.6 stars
Based on 12 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 7 Total 4 star reviews: 5 Total 3 star reviews: 0 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 0
100%would recommend this product
TasteRated 4.2 on a scale of 1 to 5
Interest LevelRated 3.9 on a scale of 1 to 5
Value for MoneyRated 4.7 on a scale of 1 to 5
12 reviews
  • DO
    deshawn O.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 4 stars
    3 months ago
    Huge VFM

    Excellent

    TasteRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • MR
    Michael R.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 5 stars
    3 months ago
    Another hit

    Red fruits, spice and earth. Beautifully balanced. Can't think of a better value red wine is Aus.

    TasteRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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    Bryn T.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Wine Knowledge Level Cork Dork
    Rated 5 stars
    1 year ago
    Best Value Grenache

    Easily the best value in Grenache in Australia. Remarkable drinking for less than the price of a pub meal.

    TasteRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • J
    James
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 4 stars
    2 years ago
    Excellent value entry level grenache

    If you're looking for an entry level grenache that punches above look no further. Made from old vines this Grenache is well weighted with crunchy red fruits and balanced acidity. Mid term cellar potential but drinks so well now.

    TasteRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • DE
    David E.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 5 stars
    2 years ago
    Enjoyed Grenache Mixed Pack

    Great pack to sample a mix of different Grenache styles, I should really drink more Grenache.

    TasteRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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