Old Vine Series

2016 Old Vine Grenache Indian File

Award Winner

With ripe berry fruit enhanced and enriched by whole bunch fermentation. This is a complex, savoury style similar to a cool-climate Pinot Noir. Perhaps James Irvine was right many years ago when he called McLaren Vale Grenache the Pinot d ‘Fleurieu!


Vintage - 2016

Soil type - Sand over clay and ironstone

Clone - 1957 bush vine Grenache

Variety - 100% Grenache

Oak- 9 months in French Oak

Picking- Hand Picked

Pairing- A great wine to smell and taste by itself or with light hors d’oeuvres or hard cheese.

Region - McLaren Vale, 100%.

Winemaker - Mike Farmilo

Viticulturists - Sue Trott & Jonathon Trott

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