Smalltown Vineyards The Songlines Grenache, Barossa Valley - Boutinot International
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Smalltown Vineyards The Songlines Grenache, Barossa Valley 2018

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Smalltown Vineyards

The ancient peoples of Australia navigated the vast emptiness of the continent using mind maps; instructions remembered in song and passed down the generations. A kind of pre-GPS TomTom. This enticing wine celebrates this near-lost tradition and the Barossa’s well-trodden red earth in its deep, warbling fruit, a very song of the soil.

Meet the producer

Smalltown Vineyards express many of the Barossa’s prized districts form Gomersal, Kalimna as well as the Eden Valley...

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Production

This is a single vineyard Grenache. The grapes come from the Gomersal sub-region of the Barossa. Partly wild yeast fermented with around 30% whole bunches. Aged only in stainless steel to preserve a crunchy freshness.

Tasting notes

An juicy nose of cranberries, pomegranate with hints of star anise and black pepper. The palate is a bright wash of berries and crushed graphite. An expressive, primary and bright Barossa Grenache.

Food match

The perfect match for herb infused grilled meat and ratatouille or pasta dishes.

Awards

2017 Vintage

IWC 2018

Silver

IWSC 2018

Silver

2016 Vintage

Catavinum 2018

Silver

IWC 2018

Bronze

Sommelier Wine Awards 2018

Bronze

Decanter World Wine Awards 2017

Silver

IWC 2017

Gold

IWSC 2017

Bronze

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