Renegado Old Vine Grenache 2018

From the Fourth Wave Wine team and winemaker Corey Ryan comes the sibling to the Renegado Old Vine Malbec 2018. With fruit from old vine vineyards across South Australia, all the ageing is done. Look for the vaquero on the label. Take your horse to the old town road (not your hotel room).

Renegado, Old Vine, Grenache, South Australia, 2018

Warm plum and dark cherry skin aromas with a wall of fresh card packaging, yeasty meatiness, choc/raspberry bullets and a little olive compote. A leafy green tomato highlight pokes through to remind of grenache’s occasional herbaceous side. A young palate, stretched tight: almost too tight. Jangly, nervy, spiky red berry fruit with a towel flick of sandy tannins. Lingering herbal minty character gives a fresh finish. Nothing to think too much about and fine with grilled anything.

RRP: $18
Alc: 14.2%
Rating: 16.5/20
Wine sample courtesy of Fourth Wave Wine

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.