2016 Innocent Bystander Tempranillo

2016 Innocent Bystander Tempranillo

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.


Availability: In stock

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85% King Valley, 15% Heathcote
Alc/Vol :

Smells & tastes like:

Smells of
Red cherries, blackberry and some earthy spice

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

Goes with:

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
85% King Valley, 15% 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
Vegan Friendly
Cellaring: Up to 3 years


This is not reviewed yet.