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2017 Tempranillo


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Tempranillo (sounds like temp-ra-neo) is a juicy, earthy, medium bodied red variety made famous by the Spaniards. They love it with paella and so do we, so we made some. This one’s all berries and spice with vibrant colour and flavour, it could be your new favourite red variety.

Region: 70% King Valley, 30% Heathcote

Alc/Vol: 14.5%

Smells like: Red cherries, blackberry and some earthy spice

Tastes like: Bright, juicy berries and cola jubes followed by dusty, savoury spice

Goes with: Paella con Carne, chorizo, salami or bresaola, fire roasted capsicum, olives and semicured cheese. A long supper of grazing, sharing stories and misadventures


Wine making:

Sourced from mature Tempranillo vineyards in the King Valley and warmer Heathcote region.

90% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano
70% King Valley, 30% Heathcote
30% of the fruit was destemmed and cold-soaked
‘Drain and return’ during 5-7 days of fermentation
100% malo-lactic fermentation
No new oak used to produce a fresh, ‘joven’ style
Style: medium-bodied, vibrant and juicy
Cellaring: Up to 3 years

Reviews: This is not reviewed yet.


Delivery Information


Zone (defined by postcode) Fastway AusPost
Melbourne/Yarra Valley $16.00 $12.00
Albury/NE Victoria $12.00 $15.00
Sydney, ACT $12.00 $20.00
NSW, VIC Country $16.00 $22.00
Adelaide, Brisbane, Ipswich, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast $16.00 $16.00
QLD Country $16.00 $28.00
Tasmania, Perth $25.00 $30.00
SA Country $30.00 $30.00
NT, Country WA $59.00 $36.00

Delivery ETA: 3 to 10 business days pending postcodes