2018 Nepenthe Altitude Tempranillo

2018 Nepenthe Altitude Tempranillo
Item No. 2110845-1
4.2 out of 5 Customer Rating
Crafted in a modern Australian style, this Tempranillo combines wild blueberry with subtle spice and savoury earthiness, complemented by elegant complexity and a lingering finish.
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Bottle (750ml) Limited Offer
$20.00
Crafted in a modern Australian style, this Tempranillo combines wild blueberry with subtle spice and savoury earthiness, complemented by elegant complexity and a lingering finish.
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Medium Bodied

Medium Bodied

Easy Drinking

Easy Drinking

Fruit Forward

Fruit Forward

Overview

The grapes for this wine were sourced from our single vineyard, the estate owned Charleston vineyard. The grapes are crushed, de-stemmed, and fermented in open tank fermenters for 7 days followed by maturation in French and American oak for 10 months.
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Varietal
Tempranillo
Region
Adelaide Hills, SA
Country
Australia
Cellaring
5-8 years
Winemaker
James Evers
Alcohol Volume
13.2%
pH
3.48
Residual Sugar
2.37
Total Acidity
6.10
Colour
Dark crimson
Vintage
2018

Tasting Notes

Aroma

A complex amalgam of vibrant fruit characters of raspberry and blueberry with underlying savoury notes such as dried herbs and leather.

Palate

Raspberry and blueberry fruit flavours combined with a savoury earthiness and subtle spice. The finish is complex, savoury and long.

Food Pairing

Beef

Beef

Chicken

Chicken

Pork

Pork

Pizza

Pizza