2021 Golden Child Unknown Road Grenache

Golden Child takes a trip to Grenache town and returns with a vibrant juicy red for immediate drinking satisfaction.

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James Hamilton at Golden Child, always plugged into the zeitgeist, had heard that they grew good Grenache in McLaren Vale. So he took the unknown road to seek out some G'nache from Blewitt Springs.

And he's made a belter of light and juicy, drink-now-or-forever-hold-your-thirst red, that bursts with red fruit perfume.

Early picked fruit, lots of whole bunch, some carbonic maceration. It's lacy, fine and pure with excellent acidity, and insane drinkability.

Named after the album by Californian punk legends Pennywise and our first ever release from McLaren Vale, this is an unknown road for us. A blend of early picked Grenache from two vineyards in Blewitt Springs, Nick and Helen Vrees and the Jericho family, this wine is basically a Grenache version of our Manic Monday Pinot Noir. Lots of whole bunch fermentation with 20% carbonic maceration. It has a stunningly pretty nose with ultra delicate red fruits and a long, linear finish. This is a wine I could drink all day.. and all night.

Region: McLaren Vale, SA
Blend: Grenache (100%)
ABV: 12.50%
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91 Points - "Spicy, bunchy and meaty, floral, cherry and raspberry. Fresh, light to medium-bodied, with plenty of spice and meaty character, fine grainy grip, a pleasing amaro edge, and a frisky finish of good length. Nice drink here. Could take a light chill too." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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