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Dennis Wines
Daringa Cellars Pty Ltd
Ph 08 8323 8665
Fax 08 8323 9121
McLaren Vale
South Australia 5171

2014 Grenache


Made from Grenache grown on our “Nindethana” Vineyards at McLaren Flat, South Australia.  The grapes were picked at 14.0deg.Be., in the early morning to avoid the heat of the day.

The juice was fermented under carefully controlled conditions on skins to approx. 2dg.Be. before runoff.  The skins were then basket pressed with 100% of pressings returned to the wine.

The wine was bottled after 12 months ageing in Fench and American oak barriques.  This wine shows lifted, aromatic Grenache fruit on the nose and palate with subtle, non dominant, integrated oak, which leads to a long, fruit driven, crisp finish.  It can be enjoyed now, but will be greatly enhanced with 2-3 years bottle age.


Friends often rotate dinner parties but in search of an extra sensory experience we decided on a blind tasting- four couples, four wines from different regions. Mine was a Dennis blend of shiraz and cabernet...

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