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Richard Hamilton Burton's Vineyard Grenache 2013
  • 94 points James Halliday
  • Powerful old vine Grenache
  • 5 Star Halliday-rated winery

Richard Hamilton Burton's Vineyard Grenache 2013 x6

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"Sweet and pretty but still manages a deft touch. The quality though lies mostly in the exquisite balance and penetrating, spicy, sinewy length. Earth and raspberry, musk and fistfuls of dried, woody spice. Not at all deep, dark or thickly flavoured, but delightful drinking." 94 points James Halliday

Wine Region

MCLAREN VALE

Drink Until

2023

Varieties

Grenache

Alcohol

14.5%

Foods

Pasta, paella, or rich gamey meals.

Oak

Older Oak for 18 months

Colour

Medium garnet red with crimson hues.

Nose

Fine, elegant, restrained and with a touch of cedar, the nose shows estery floralcherry fragrance, with an underlying hint of pepper: typical of concentrated Grenache . Oak plays a minor role in the background to allow the beautiful fruit to shine through.

Palate

This wine is all about texture, length and balanced fruit. It has medium body in which the tannins are long and soft while the bright fruit provides persistence of mouth feel. Fruit flavours are in the cherry spectrum.

Background

The Grenache has been sourced from vines planted in 1947 by Burton Hamilton, Richard Hamilton's father. The fruit from these dry-land grown, bush vines was selected for quality on the vine and hand harvested then fermented in a single small fermenter to dryness then gently pressed. Oak maturation in older fine grain French oak occurred after malo-lactic fermentation and racking. It is from a single batch emptied from oak and bottled in November 2014 The vineyard is located at the rear of our Old Winery Block in southern McLaren Vale. Planted in 1947, these dry-grown traditional Australian 'Bush Vines' were hand reared by Richard Hamilton's father, Burton Hamilton (1904 to 1994) who was a viticulturist in South Australia for his entire working life. The site, selection, and resultant wine are a true expression of McLaren Vale terroir and fitting tribute to Burton's pioneering spirit.

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