2017
Pintupi 9
'The Red'
South Australia

2017
Pintupi 9
'The Red'
South Australia

Shiraz and Grenache have been blended together for generations in Australia. Ripe Shiraz offers the texture and fruit to the blend while the Grenache and Mataro add some feral and spice notes to make it interesting. This is a value-driven wine offering a ton of quality and great packaging.

Bright ruby. Lively aromas of red berries, cherry, cracked pepper and dried herbs. Spicy and precise on the palate, offering tangy red fruit flavors, picking up a bitter licorice quality and leaving red fruit notes behind.

  • Region: McLaren Vale
  • Varietal: 87% Shiraz - 8% Grenache - 5% Mataro
  • Vintage: 2017
  • Vineyard: 3 sites in Langhorne Creek
  • Vine Age: Average - 18 years old
  • Soil Type: Varied
  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • Oak: 10 months in seasoned American oak
  • Bottled Date: May 2018
  • Production: 905 cases
Winery & Regional Information
MCLAREN VALE

John Reynell planted grapes at Reynella in 1838 and later employed a young laborer named Thomas Hardy. In so doing, the foundations were being put in place for two wine dynasties that were to dominate the region for over a century. McLaren Vale became the model of the small winery before such enterprises became fashionable in other states, and it... Learn More »

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MCLAREN VALE

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