Calcannia Wines, Clare Valley Cellar Reserve Grenache
Clare Valley Cellar Reserve Grenache
Nestled in the Clare Valley’s Stanley Flat region, is Calcannia. 130km due north of Adelaide, and 6 km north of the township of Clare, beside the Hutt River and the Clare Valley Racecourse. It’s moderate-continental climate enjoys cool nights and long warm summer days, retaining crisp acidity, balance and structure in our wines.
REGION Clare Valley, South Australia
TITRATABLE ACIDITY 6.00
RESIDUAL SUGAR 0.65
FRUIT 100% Grenache
WINEMAKING 2016 was one of the finest vintages in Clare. Despite dry conditions early in the season, yields were still slightly above average producing outstanding quality wines. Handpicked old vine Grenache was fermented for 10 days in open fermenter with temperatures ranging from 24 to 28c. Pressed between 0-2 Baume and according to taste. A Combination of hand selected French and American hogshead and barriques for up to 2 years.
COLOUR Red Cherry with Garnet Lustre
AROMA A vibrant display of fresh raspberry, plum and chocolate
PALATE Intense mouth-watering blackberries and blue berries with vanillin tannins. Well supported with an elegant savoury finish.
FOOD PAIRINGS Rack of lamb with garlic and rosemary smoked gouda with savoury small goods and smoked meat platters.
CELLAR to 2028
Release December 2019
GOLD MEDAL - MUNDUS VINI Spring Tasting 2019 Germany
SILVER MEDAL - AWC International Wine Awards Vienna 2019
94 POINTS - Wine Showcase Magazine 2019
94 POINTS - James Halliday Wine Companion 2021