2021 Massena The Moonlight Run Grenache Mataro Shiraz
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2021 Massena The Moonlight Run Grenache Mataro Shiraz

Barossa Valley, South Australia, AUSTRALIA
$24. 99
$299.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 6 Years (2024-2030)
ABV: 14.5%
Closure: Stelvin

Established in 2000 Massena is owned by Dan Standish and Jaysen Collins who until 2006 were employed full time at other Barossa wineries (Dan as winemaker at Torbreck and Jaysen as general manager at Turkey Flat). All Massena wines are from 100% Barossa valley fruit from dry-farmed, low yielding vines up to 155 years age located in the north-western Barossa. The Moonlight Run takes its name from Dan and Jaysen’s midnight drive back to the Barossa after working vintage in the Clare Valley.
Inspired by the wines of Chateauneuf du Pape the Moonlight Run is a blend of 34% Grenache, 33% Mataro and 33% Shiraz sourced from the sub regions of Seppeltsfield, Southern Moppa, Greenock and Tanunda. Fermented with 50% whole bunches ageing takes place in seasoned French oak puncheons for a period of 15 months.
Deep dark red black colour with a dark red hue. An extroverted nose of dark raspberry, liquorice and dark plum aromas jump out of the glass followed by some earthy fennel, vanillin spice and subtle pepper notes. Rich, plump and seductive the opulent palate is awash with dark raspberry, liquorice, dark plum and dark cherry fruits which meld into a fennel, vanillin spice and peppered herb back drop. Possessing power, textural volume and velvet smooth tannins it finishes long and juicy.
Drink over the next 5-6 years.
Alc. 14.5%