Naudé,

Grenache

Grenache,
Western Cape,South Africa,
2020
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  • Greg Sherwood: 96
  • Jancis Robinson: 17

£42.99

Bottle size: 750 ml,

In stock

For many years Ian worked with Bordeaux style varietals, until Rosa Kruger found this amazing vineyard of Grenache from Agter-Paardeberg. However, after only one vintage (2014) with this block, he lost it until 2019.

Ian says “I was excited to put my hands on this Grenache again and just like the 2014 – vintage, my main intention was to move away from those typical heavy/fruit/barnyard style Grenache.

Many visits to the vineyard and picking at the ripeness that would make a lighter Grenache – style of wine, and fermenting it with minimal interference, this wine took a life of its own.”

Category: SKU: df1f1d20ee86-1
"Attractively light and ethereal in colour, the nose of the 2020 Grenache shows delightful, sweet, sappy red berry fruits, cool crunchy red cherries, earthy red plums, bramble berries and grated red apple skin nuances. The palate is taut, linear and rapier fresh with liquid laser beams, maritime salinity and a tart yet deliciously mouth-watering salty minerality. This is fine wine elegance with extreme precision and crystalline classical power all delivered so deftly. A really incredible expression of Paardeberg / Swartland Grenache. Drink on release and over the next 8 to 15+ years." - Greg Sherwood MW.
Alcohol:12
Sugar:1.2