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Millbrook 2017 Regional Tempranillo

2017 regional tempranillo

91 Points 91

$25.00

$22.50

colour

Vibrant purple.

aroma

Red fruit, cherry and plum with an underlying hint of blueberry, spice and violet. 

palate

The wine is medium-bodied with soft, silky tannin and has amazing varietal fruit characteristics. The cherry and blue fruit flavours are juicy, sumptuous and linger on the palate.

cellaring

Drinking beautifully now and will continue to do so for the next five years.

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vintage

The 2017 growing season in the Geographe wine region was atypically late which allowed for gentle and even ripening of all varieties. The Tempranillo grapes were sourced from select vineyards in the Geographe region. These vineyards produce extremely flavoursome fruit with tannins that are both fleshy and ripe.

winemaking

The fruit came into the winery at a perfect ripeness. It was de-stemmed before being fermented on skins for six days in open top fermenters. The wine was then pressed off and racked into seasoned French oak puncheons for four months.

region

Geographe

variety

Tempranillo 

analysis

  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • pH: 3.74
  • Acidity (TA): 6.0 g/L

Charred octopus, chorizo, and potato.

geographe & wa alternative varieties wine show 2018

red wine of the show

best alternative red wine

best tempranillo

royal adelaide wine show 2018

perth royal wine awards 2018

royal melbourne wine awards 2018

australian small winemakers show 2018

sydney royal wine show 2018

ray jordan, the west australian

october 2018

Mighty impressive take on this famous Spanish variety. Loads of dark plum and spicy cherry characters on the nose and palate. It's rich and generous with a healthy hit of dried herbs and spices. Savoury finish to the palate suits its food-friendly appeal.

91 Points 91

winestate magazine

new releases, july / august 2018

The nose is fresh and pretty and smells of raspberries and blueberries with a soft sweet fruit palate and fine tannins.