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2021 Coulter C4 Tempranillo

Adelaide Hills, SA

Cool-climate Tempranillo as part of Chris Coulter's 'experimental' range. Super value, super tasty!

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$22.00

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A supple wine with creamy oak-derived spices a key to its charming personality.

Jeni Port (Halliday Wine Companion)

About The Wine

A venture outside of the Adelaide Hills here for young Chris Coulter, and a very successful one at that.

Ricca Terra Farms in the Riverland has become a very happy hunting ground for younger-gen producers seeking interesting varieties that grow well in the warm Australian climate. Grape-grower Ashley Ratcliffe is one of the best in the game and his fruit is invariably very well grown.

Chris took full advantage of the juicy, rich and spicy fruit that Ashley had on offer and turned out a superb wine which delivers cracking value for money at this price. Snap one up while it's still hot!

The C4 is a beautifully crafted cool-climate Tempranillo from the young Chris Coulter.

Made with hand-picked fruit from a single vineyard in the Kenton Valley region in the Adelaide Hills, its bursting with bright red and black fruits and a subtle earthiness. Impeccably balanced with silky tannins, it's a showcase in all that is beautiful about cool-climate fruit.

It's fantastic value for the quality packed inside, and is built to please. 

About Coulter

Chris Coulter has worked for numerous Australian wineries on his journey to start his eponymous Adelaide Hills label. He works with predominantly Mediterranean varieties grown in small pockets of the region.

The wines show the thumbprint of winemaking class, cool-climate elegance and an early drinking succulence.

 

Chris Coulter in the barrel room
Chris Coulter in the barrel room
Adelaide Hills, SA
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From The Producer

Hand picked at 14.5 Be’.  Fruit was destemmed and crushed straight into 3T Wooden Vats for ferment at around 22’C. Twice daily pump overs to wet cap and equalize temperatures within cap. Once dry the must was basket pressed straight to mature French Oak.

Wine underwent Malolactic fermentation and was then sulphured in place. After 7 months maturation the wine went straight to bottling. Amazing cool climate Tempranillo fruit handled with respect to retain varietal characters.

Blend : Tempranillo (100%)
ABV : 14.5%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2027
Bottle Size : 750ml

Winemaker Chris Coulter
Winemaker Chris Coulter
Adelaide Hills, SA
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92Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"Hand-picked whole bunches, basket pressed to seasoned French oak for 7 months' maturation. Brilliant purple hues catch the eye. The nose, too, with its intense black cherry, plum dried herbs and tobacco leaf. Tannins are ripe and hold their shape throughout. A supple wine with creamy oak-derived spices a key to its charming personality." - Jeni Port (Halliday Wine Companion)

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    2021 Coulter C4 Tempranillo

    Good versatile Tempranillo

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