2018 Makar Reserve Grenache – NEW RELEASE
The ‘Makar’ is a Scottish poet, the creator of an art form known for its balance, rhythm, complexity and beauty that, like this wine, strives to convey an elevated experience.
Gold Medal (95pts) – Wine Showcase Magazine 2021
Silver Medal – Lyon International Wine Show 2021
With a proud Scottish heritage as immigrants to Australia in 1989 we named this wine in honour of a Scottish Poet known as a ‘Makar’ the creator of beauty, rhythm, emotion and balance.
Single vineyard, McLaren Vale and McLaren Flat are separated at Foggo Rd the home to these sandy soils that produce this wine.
Open fermenters with 50% whole bunch and a cool 3-day cold soak prior to fermentation.
Wine Details & Tasting Notes
Maturation was 24 months in 25% new French oak and 75% in 2-3-year-old French oak.
McLaren Vale 100%
Vibrant brick red.
Red berry confectionary with hints of nutmeg spice wrapped in dry herb earthiness.
The palate displays a stylishness finesse harnessing the whole bunch fermentation character and a stunningly smooth and rounded finish.