2021 Defialy Controlled Chaos Grenache Shiraz

Goulburn Valley, Vic

A bright and crunchy preservatvie-free Central Victorian Grenache Shiraz blend.


A pretty, delicate and pure feeling red wine.

Mike Bennie (Wine Front)

About This Wine

Light bright, and full of carbonic crunch, this Grenache Shiraz blend from exciting newcomer Defialy, is certainly a wine that makes you take notice.

There is some real intent with this wine, light and fresh are the key words, and it sure delivers in spades. Juicy cherries, and a whole jumble of red berries, overflowing with smoothness, a touch of minerality and tannins that are silky as.

It’s nice to see a Grenache/Shiraz blend that is defiantly light-bodied, unadorned, and very amenable to a good chill.

About Defialy

Micah Hewitt is the man behind Defialy, and someone who has taken a unique path to winemaking.

A high-end butcher for over 20 years, the exposure to top end produce, and a love of the land, and good wine eventually led him to this point.

Inspired by the love his parents had for each other, and their children, Defialy (Don’t Ever Forget, I’ll Always Love You) is named for them.

Micah makes wines that he loves to drink and share with friends, pure vibrant wines that speak of nature, with nothing but stomped grapes inside.

Additional Info

From The Producer

Humis Vineyard (Corop, VIC) semi-carbonic fermented whole berry Grenache picked on 3 separate days & whole berry Faraday Syrah fermented separately, blended prior to bottling.

Blend : Grenache, Shiraz
ABV : 12.7%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2024
Bottle Size : 750ml

Micah Hewitt
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

The Wine Front

"Slurpy but lighter weight red with crisp edges, fresh, red berry fruitiness, pretty, clove and sage leaf spice and herb detail. Shimmers in the palate with vibrancy and freshness, fine, silty tannins leave a fine grip and chew. It’s a pretty, delicate and pure feeling red wine. Delicious!" Mike Bennie (Wine Front)


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