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POWELL AND SON Kleinig Greenock Mataro, Barossa Valley 2016

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POWELL AND SON Kleinig Greenock Mataro, Barossa Valley 2016

<p>Powell & Son Kleinig Barossa Valley Mataro<p> <p>Powell & Son (first vintage 2014) is the venture of Barossa Valley legend Dave Powell and his son Callum. This wine is from a single vineyard in Greenock, made from vines descended from one of the original Mataro clones brought to Australia in the early 18th century. Two barriques, or 50 dozen, are produced each year of this full-bodied expression of the variety.</p> <p>The combination of red clay, ironstone outcrops and highly alkaline limestone-based subsoils generates intense gamey, spicy flavours. Typically, ground Indian spices, cloves and game meats will be underlain by red and black berry fruits with notes of cedar spice and cinnamon. The palate shows rich red to dark fruits, cured meats and great vibrancy and freshness. Assertive tannins carry the wine through to the finish.</p>
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Powell & Son Kleinig Barossa Valley Mataro

Powell & Son (first vintage 2014) is the venture of Barossa Valley legend Dave Powell and his son Callum. This wine is from a single vineyard in Greenock, made from vines descended from one of the original Mataro clones brought to Australia in the early 18th century. Two barriques, or 50 dozen, are produced each year of this full-bodied expression of the variety.

The combination of red clay, ironstone outcrops and highly alkaline limestone-based subsoils generates intense gamey, spicy flavours. Typically, ground Indian spices, cloves and game meats will be underlain by red and black berry fruits with notes of cedar spice and cinnamon. The palate shows rich red to dark fruits, cured meats and great vibrancy and freshness. Assertive tannins carry the wine through to the finish.

  • Style: Mataro
  • Vintage: 2016
  • Region: Barossa Valley
  • Code: PASKLMA
  • Varietal: Mataro
  • Country: Australia

Region Barossa Valley

Colonel William Light, the South Australian colony’s Surveyor-General, named the Barossa in 1837 after the site of an English victory over the French in the Spanish Peninsular War. In the mid-1800’s Silesian and English immigrants settled in the area. The Barossa itself comprises two distinct sub-regions: Eden Valley and the warmer Barossa Valley floor at 270m.The Barossa Valley enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate characterised by hot dry summers and relatively low rainfall. Cool sea breezes from the Gulf of St Vincent modify the temperature, however hot northerly winds can occasionally dominate creating considerable vine stress. Many older established vineyards are dry-grown, but supplementary irrigation is also extensively used. The valley is comprised of rich brown soils and alluvial sands. A long history of uninterrupted viticulture in the area means the Barossa valley is home to Australia’s largest concentration of old-vine Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvedre with man

Colonel William Light, the South Australian colony’s Surveyor-General, named the Barossa in 1837 after the site of an English victory over the French in the Spanish Peninsular War. In the mid-1800’s Silesian and English immigrants settled in the area. The Barossa itself comprises two distinct sub-regions: Eden Valley and the warmer Barossa Valley floor at 270m.The Barossa Valley enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate characterised by hot dry summers and relatively low rainfall. Cool sea breezes from the Gulf of St Vincent modify the temperature, however hot northerly winds can occasionally dominate creating considerable vine stress. Many older established vineyards are dry-grown, but supplementary irrigation is also extensively used. The valley is comprised of rich brown soils and alluvial sands. A long history of uninterrupted viticulture in the area means the Barossa valley is home to Australia’s largest concentration of old-vine Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvedre with many over 100 years old. Although most famous for Shiraz, the Barossa can also produce fragrant and deliciously fruity Grenache blends and beautifully rich, chocolatey Cabernet Sauvignons.

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