2022 Oliver's Taranga Small Batch Grenache

Oliver's Taranga is a stalwart of McLaren Vale and their delicious Grenache is the perfect introduction to the regional style.

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This is a classic example of how killer modern Grenache is today in McLaren Vale.

Corrina Wright's example is bang on. This is a gorgeous sweet and spicy Grenache, with plenty of structure supporting the plush red fruits and old vine earthiness.

Grapes were sourced from the Old Block - traditional bush vines, coming up to sixty years old. This is what McLaren Vale does best.

Crack a bottle, crank the wood oven pizzas and rejoice- 180 years on, and Grenache has finally reached the height of McLaren Vale cool. With all the fragrances of a mushroom foraging tromp through the pine trees, this medium-bodied Grenache is full of spice, earth and forest berry aromas.

93 Points - "Heady notes of raspberries, roses and twigs lead into a gliding and glossy palate. Fine chewy tannins add dimension while framing the warming core. This is a delightful grenache that prizes fruit over oak. It's delicious." - Gabrielle Poy (The Real Review)

92 Points - "Bright and on form. A translucent ruby hue abides freshness. The palate delivers. Plenty of intensity, yet detailed and febrile in a pinot-esque vibe. Bing cherry, fecund strawberry, rosehip, persimmon and tangerine. The acidity, chalky and saline, licked with tamarind and white pepper. Prosaic, but dangerously easy to drink. Best with a chill." - Ned Goodwin MW (Halliday Wine Companion)

91 Points - "Big hit of raspberries and red plums, earth and herbs. It’s an appetising mix of aromas. Little jammy and salty to taste. It’s juicy, plush, sticky and a touch heady. Big mouthfeel of fine milk chocolate powder with pepper spice right at the back. It’s flavoursome and chewy. This will satisfy many." - Kasia Sobiesiak (The Wine Front)

Oliver's Taranga

Five generations of the Oliver family have been farming land in McLaren Vale dating back to the 1840s.

There are now 100 hectares of land under vine on the Taranaga property - Taranga is a corruption of the aboriginal word Tarangk, meaning 'the middle' which was used by the Kaurna, a local aboriginal tribe.

Under the trailblazing guidance of winemaker Corrina Wright, there are now near 50 blocks of different varieties and clones. A McLaren Vale melting pot!

Winemaker Corrina Wright Oliver's Taranga

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