Torbreck Harris Grenache 2020Regular price $45.00
This single site Grenache comes from the Harris Vineyard located in Marananga on the western ridge of the Barossa Valley. Grown as bush vines in iron stone rich brown loam and clay soils the resulting wine is highly expressive with fragrant aromatics, tension and balance.
A bush vine is a grapevine without a trellis and is pruned to form a “goblet” shape, to separate the bunches of fruit. Low to the ground these vines benefit from the warmth of the earth to create an ideal ripening condition. Grenache is best suited to this bush vine growing technique because of the upright orientation of its shoots.
Lifted and perfumed with profound dark berry fruits reminiscent of Marananga Grenache from ironstone soils and deep clays. Overt fruits rise from the glass such as satsuma plum, mulberry and dried red currants balanced by savoury accents of sarsaparilla star anise and licorice. The palate is plush yet firm with tight long tannins from low yielding old vine Grenache. Match with game meats or rich vegetarian dishes such as eggplant parmigiana and cellar for up to 15 years.