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2017 LOVE SYMBOL | GRENACHE
McLaren Vale

$27.50

Red Cherries | Damson Plums | Black Tea Tannins

“For the love of wine, open the bottle”– Anon

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Description

For too long Grenache has been a backup performer in GSM. It is time now for our beloved Love Symbol to shine as a solo-artist. Love Symbol’s “autograph” is its soft-yet-juicy tannins and taut acidity that fill the mouth making you yearn for another performance. A wine of stature, elegance and poise… our Love Symbol will make you fall in love. We promise.

 

Deliciously medium-bodied, with a kaleidoscope of flavors from Red Cherries through to bright Damson Plums and subtle spice. On the nose, these flavors are reinforced and accented by perfumed Black Tea Tannins and only a cheeky hint of oak.

Wine Analysis

Wine Specs

Region :McLaren Vale
Varietal :Grenache
Vintage :2017
Food Pairing :Cheese, Pork, Chicken, Duck

Bottle Specs

Bottle Size :750ml
Retail Price :$27.50
Bottles in Case :12

Technical Specs

Alcohol % :14.5
Bottling Date :15 August, 2018
Aging :12 Months
Sugar :1.1 g/L
Acid :5.38 g/L
PH :3.51
Oak :Seasoned Hogshead
Harvest Date :28th April 2017
Ingredients :Grapes and Sulphur dioxide.

Other ingredients used in the winemaking process:
- Cultivated yeast.
- Yeast nutrients.
- French and American oak barrels (new and seasoned).
At the time of bottling, this wine contained:
- 76 ppm Total SO2
- 28 ppm Free SO2
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McLaren Vale”

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Awards & Accolades

Best Grenache

Critics Challenge 2018

 

95 Points/Gold Medal

Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018

 

Top 100
2018 Sydney International Wine Competition

 

Gold Medal

2018 Women’s Wine and Spirits Awards

 

Gold Medal

Critics Challenge 2018

 

Gold Medal

2018 World Wine Championships – Tastings.com

 

92 Points/Exceptional

Tastings.com 23/05/2018

“Medium garnet color. Aromas and flavors of berry custard pie, cherry shrub, and chocolate cola float with a satiny, bright, dry- yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, refreshing, long chocolate nuts and cherries, creme brulee, and delicate spice finish. A wonderfully rich and chewy grenache with loads of attractive fruit and oak flavors.”

 

94 Points

Wine Showcase Magazine – Grenache Tasting (August 2018)”

 

90 Points/Gold Medal

Sommelier Challenge 2018

 

Silver Medal

AWC Vienna 2018

 

 

2017 LOVE SYMBOL