2020 Gorgeous Grenache White
|Producer||Thistledown Wine Company. SA|
|Status||Sourced form various sustainable vineyards in South Australia.|
Thistledown is the vision of Master of Wine, Giles Cooke. Working with Grenache growers in unique sites across Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale and Langhorne Creek, Giles makes elegant, fine, aromatic reds. Choosing to focus on the Grenache grape shows the belief Giles has in this special variety – he is obsessed with it.
Giles Cooke MW
|Wine||100% Grenache Blanc. The white version of Grenache is still rare in Australia but capable of beautifully textured, citrus laced wines of great drinkability. Organic fruit was hand-picked before whole bunch pressing and oxidative handling before a wild ferment in both concrete egg and used French barrels. No malolactic fermentation, and maturation on lees for 4 months, helped increase texture prior to bottling. Fined with bentonite, Vegan-friendly. Bright, tangy citrus laced fruit with hints of honeysuckle and lemon balm - different and utterly gorgeous!|
|Tasting Note||Citrus - Honeysuckle - Tangy|
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