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ALKINA Kin Grenache, Barossa Valley 2020

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94 points - TL 94 TL 93 points - MB 93 MB ALKINA Kin Grenache, Barossa Valley 2020 ALKINA Kin Grenache, Barossa Valley 2020

ALKINA Kin Grenache, Barossa Valley 2020

<h2>Alkina Kin Barossa Valley Grenache</h2> <p>As with all fruit grown on the estate, organic-cum-biodynamic certification is a given. This punchy Grenache is the apotheosis of lifted contemporary bodywork. As opposed to many regional peers, it is fragrant, vibrant and jubilant. A celebration of crunchy red fruits, Seville orange accents, lavender, tapenade and iodine, drawn across a carriage of satinesque tannins that boast a clear kinship with those of Pinot Noir. But of course there is a little more grunt here, a little more Mediterranean je ne sais quoi and a dangerous degree of drinkability factor borne of a propitious meld of schist over limestone, flecked in parts with quartz. This is soil-to-glass transmission of an impressive transparency and the sort of fun that does not stop with a single bottle!</p> <p><a style="font-size: 16px; margin-top: 15px; white-space: normal; max-width: 100%;" href="/search?IncludeBuyNow=true&UId=17101&Brands=40302" target="_self" class="btn btn-lang-red">Explore Alkina &gt;&gt; </a></p>
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Alkina Kin Barossa Valley Grenache

As with all fruit grown on the estate, organic-cum-biodynamic certification is a given. This punchy Grenache is the apotheosis of lifted contemporary bodywork. As opposed to many regional peers, it is fragrant, vibrant and jubilant. A celebration of crunchy red fruits, Seville orange accents, lavender, tapenade and iodine, drawn across a carriage of satinesque tannins that boast a clear kinship with those of Pinot Noir. But of course there is a little more grunt here, a little more Mediterranean je ne sais quoi and a dangerous degree of drinkability factor borne of a propitious meld of schist over limestone, flecked in parts with quartz. This is soil-to-glass transmission of an impressive transparency and the sort of fun that does not stop with a single bottle!

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  • Style: Grenache
  • Vintage: 2020
  • Region: Barossa Valley
  • Code: AKG
  • Varietal: Grenache
  • 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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