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Bondar Wines Rayner Vineyard Grenache 2017

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Bondar Wines Rayner Vineyard Grenache 2017

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Sappy, flirty, cherry-jammy grenache with some good finesse and a svelte, silky feel. Pretty in perfume, succulent and satiny in texture, the wine offers good, sweet fruit flavour and bright and refreshing acidity. It’s a cool, restrained feel to this grenache. Elegant vibe. It’s good stuff here. Real good.."
Rated : 93 Points Winefront.com.au

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This perfumed, floral and red fruited Grenache hails from a 0.7 hectare block of 43 year old vines planted in Rayner’s sandy soils. Bonder then selects the lowest yielding vines for this release. 75% of the blend spent 35 days on skins (with very gentle extraction) to build texture and structure; the remaining fruit spent a more regular 9 days on skins and was fermented cool to add lifted aromatics and freshness to the blend.


We're looking here to make a wine that is aromatic and bright, but has the tannin and acid structure to back it up’ states Bondar. Job done. The wine sees only minimal oak maturation, with just 25% of the wine matured in a single 5 year old barrel, so as to capture the youthful Rayner Grenache in all its raspberry, herby glory.  The 2016 weaves together precisely these delicious characters, a core of textured, concentrated fruit and a spine of powdery tannins that energize the palate from start to finish.


"Marquee McLaren Vale vineyard now in the hands of some really good people, really good winemakers. It’s a very exciting proposition. The resulting wines, so far, short as the tenure has been, have been great. Grenache on song. Whole bunch component, some long maceration for one component in a ceramic egg. Dig in. One for collectors in the know, if you get my gist.


Sappy, flirty, cherry-jammy grenache with some good finesse and a svelte, silky feel. Pretty in perfume, succulent and satiny in texture, the wine offers good, sweet fruit flavour and bright and refreshing acidity. It’s a cool, restrained feel to this grenache. Elegant vibe. It’s good stuff here. Real good.."
Rated : 93 Points Winefront.com.au

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