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2021 GARGOYLE TEMPRANILLO

Looks...

Bright crimson red

Smells like...

Raspberry, crushed fresh red cherry, mixed fruit spice

Tastes like...

Summer pudding fruits, sweet mixed spices, vanilla, cinnamon and a hint of savoury oak

Feels...
Perfect meal...
Drink when...
Sing to...

Medium bodied and elegant

Paella with your local seafood plus chorizo for some smoke and fat

Now and then but mostly now.

Superstition by Stevie Wonder

Additional Details

ORIGIN: Adelaide Hills, Echunga region. Grower is David Blows. Select harvest overnight on 11th April 2021.

FERMENTATION: Open fermenter with gentle plunging and cap management over 18 days.

MATURATION: The wine was pressed off of it’s skins on 30th April 2021 to a combination of new (10%) and older French puncheons for eight months before a single filtration then bottling.   This wine has been made with minimal intervention or additions.

ANALYSIS: Alcohol 13.9% v/v, Sugar <0.9 g/L (dry), pH 3.68, Titratable Acidity 5.50 g/L