Hardy’s Tintara Reserve Grenache 2016

Part of Hardy’s premium McLaren Vale releases. The label features Bacchus astride a barrel as if on a stained glass window.

Hardy’s, Tintara, Reserve, Grenache, McLaren Vale, 2016

Hardys Tintara Grenache Reserve 2016

A fine release: dripping with spices and sandalwood: fruit full of plums, raspberries and rose petals. Supple, beguiling: fine chocolate and amaro herbs. The acidity is just enough to make the mouth water, while there’s a solid persistence of flavour and a fine rasp of tannins.  Balanced, classy.

RRP: $70
Alc: 14.5%
Rating: 18.5/20

Wine sample courtesy of Accolade Wines

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