Aphelion Trenerry Single Vineyard Grenache 2021


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The Wine

The lightest and most aromatic wine in the range, red fruits mingle with herbal briar characters to create a wine of freshness and depth.

The Single Vineyard Grenache collection has been seven years in the making. Aphelion began with Grenache. Their focus is Grenache. Their future is Grenache. Their original "Grenache project" has evolved.  Presenting three exceptional McLaren Vale Single Vineyard wines.

The Review

“From the Onkaparinga Hills, a parcel of drygrown bush vines, fermented as whole clusters and aged in a single, larger-format cask. This parcel was planted in the early 1970s and it has a sappy feel (whole clusters) and bright, very pure raspberries and some leafy elements on offer, as well as blueberries. The palate has quite smooth and ripe tannins, holds a fresh edge (low pH) and delivers a similar combination of red and blue fruits as seen on the nose. A little, chewy stone pop at the finish. Nuanced and elegant. Good now, but even better in a year or two.”  95 points | jamessuckling.com