The Heirloom Vineyards Anevo Fortress McLaren Vale Grenache 60% Touriga 25% Tempranillo 15% produced from our best McLaren Vale Vineyards whose clones and viticulture embody the very best in cutting edge but old school viticulture and winemaking. Hand tended vines, whole bunch fermented, basket pressed and stored in French oak barrels from bespoke coopers.
Wine can be a simple sip or a symphony of the senses, a moment of pleasure or an eternity of contemplation.
Grenache's perfumed but savoury; Touriga's blood and wet concrete; and Tempranillo's wild strawberry, plum skins, and tannins. Complex and finely etched with each grape variety sounding a clear voice, but also contributing to the pitch-perfect, sibling-like harmony. Texture and powdery tannins take over before bright fruits lift the back palate, signifying a wine that is pert and alive. A noble savage... a leprechaun... a flute by still water... a prophet in a cave... a swan... a newly-foaled unicorn...
This extraordinary wine from McLaren Vale that will cellar well – 10, 20, 30+ or more years, but is so deliciously perfect now any argument for delayed gratification is almost academic.
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