Chateau Tanunda Newcastle 2012

Product code: 14TAN2B2012

Lifted aromas of blackberry, plum, garrigue and black pepper are accompanied by spicy, black cherry and dark berry fruits with a hint of liquorice on the palate.

  • Country:Australia
  • Region:South Australia
  • Sub Region:Barossa Valley
  • Vintage:2012
  • ABV:14%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre, Carignan
  • Closure:Screwcap
  • Decanter World Wine Award:Bronze
  • IWC Award:Silver

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Product guide note

This Australian wine is made with a combination of 3 grape varieties: Syrah, Grenache and Mouvedre. It is a big and full bodied wine with flavours of blackberry, cherries and spice.

Production information

Producer: Chateau Tanunda

Chateau Tanunda is one of the best known and best loved estates in the Barossa Valley, as well as one of the oldest. The wines are classic Barossa: rich, ripe, concentrated and intense. Tanunda owns over 100ha of vines across the Bethany, Eden Valley, Tanunda and Vine Vale sub-regions and also buys fruit from 30 growers, including some of the descendants of the Barossa’s original settlers. All fruit is hand-picked and the grapes basket-pressed. The wines are neither filtered nor fined.

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Production note

Harvest at the end February to late April. Predominantly brown, loamysandy to clay loam soils and sandy light-brownish grey to dark grey brown soils. Open fermenters: 1T - 3T parcels fermented separately twice daily pump overs and hand plunging of the cap. Seven days on skins and malolactic fermentation in barrel. Combination of new and seasoned American and French oak barriques and hogsheads and ten months barrel maturation.

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