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2018 Hentley Farm The Old Legend Grenache

Barossa Valley, South Australia, AUSTRALIA
$56. 99 Bottle
$683.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 6 Years (2021-2027)
ABV: 14.5%
Closure: Stelvin
Deep dark red colour with black tinged edges and a dark red hue. Leaping out of the glass are aromatics of dark raspberry, plum and liquorice which are trailed by vanillin cedar, earth, dried herbs and pepper. Rich and mid weighted, the palate is resplendent with dark succulent fruit. Opulent dark raspberry, dark cherry, plum and liquorice flavours over shadow a back drop of vanillin cedar, dried herbs and spice. Outstanding power. Silky smooth tannins finishing with good freshness and a long seductive aftertaste.
Drink over the next 5-6 years.
Alc. 14.5%

Other Reviews….
90% machine-harvested, thence destemmed, 10% whole bunches, matured for 8 months in old oak. Vivid crimson-purple, it has equally vivid red fruit flavours, bright acidity and superfine tannins. The long finish is a feature. Drink by 2033.
95 points
James Halliday – Australian Wine Companion