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2012 Jasper Hill Cornella Vineyard Grenache

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From iconic biodynamic producers Jasper Hill comes this rich and elegant style of grenache. Sweet raspberries, redcurrants and dried roses float out of the glass, whilst the palate is full-bodied and juicy, with plenty of red berry flavours, a fine line of tannins, and a sweet spice finish. Great with tomatoey meat dishes.

Winemaker's Notes

A dark red brooding beauty with its characteristic ripe raspberry aromas coupled with a clean earthiness on the palate and a swag of tannin. A big, well balanced wine, regardless of the high alcohol.

Alc/vol: 15.5%

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2012 Jasper Hill Cornella Vineyard Grenache

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James Halliday (2012 Vintage) says
Plenty of depth to the colour; a spiced, poached plum bouquet leads into a brooding, dark, full-bodied palate, with notes of bramble, tar and earth joining the plum fruit, warming up significantly on the finish, but not falling prey to tannins.
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James Halliday (2009 Vintage) says
Australian Wine Companion 2012 2011
Nick Stock (2009 Vintage) says
Unmistakable grenache fruit here; smells of fresh raspberries and raspberry compote, some darker berries creeping in, sweet, spicy complexity and some meaty elements too. The palate's smooth and juicy: incredibly luscious and harmonious texture, fine, soft and ripe tannins, soft-centred and finishing gently. Raspberry-pip aftertaste.
The Good Wine Guide 2011
James Halliday (2008 Vintage) says
Australian Wine Companion 2011 2010
James Halliday (2007 Vintage) says
Light, slightly hazy crimson-purple; no more than medium-bodied, with spicy/savoury overtones and good length to the red fruit flavours
Australian Wine Companion 2010 2009
James Halliday (2005 Vintage) says
Brilliant light purple-red; lovely grenache, succulent and round, with spice and raspberry flavours; fine tannins, long finish.
Australian Wine Companion 2008 2007
James Halliday (2004 Vintage) says
Vivid purple-red; fragrant raspberry and cherry bouquet; excellent flavour and structure; an exciting modern style of grenache.
Australian Wine Companion 2007 2006

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