Glaetzer Wallace Shiraz Grenache 2019


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75cl bottle.

Glaetzer Wallace takes on the traditional Barossa Valley blend of Shiraz and
Grenache in a modern way. The Shiraz brings backbone, flesh and body to the
wine with the Grenache adding a soft, vibrant juiciness.
72% Shiraz / 28% Grenache
Exceptional old vine fruit was sourced from the famed Ebenezer sub district at the
northern tip of the Barossa Valley. Vine age 50—80 year old Shiraz and 50—100
year old Grenache. Yield 3.5 tonnes per hectare.

Tasting Notes
Colour: Dark, vibrant red.
Aroma: Bright red fruits, masses of cherry and a hint of strawberry freshness.
Palate: Flavours of plum, cherry and cranberry. Soft, supple tannins from the
Grenache provide freshness and the Shiraz gives both weight and length.
Peak Drinking: A wine to enjoy in its youth that will also develop additional
complexity over 6 to 8 years of cellaring.

Critic Reviews:

Winemaker Ben Glaetzer sources all fruit from the northern sub-region of the Barossa, Ebenezer, which is known for its ancient dry-grown vineyards, from 80 to 110-year-old, non-grafted bush vines. -Drinks Business Feb 2019

Robert Parker Wine Advocate
91 Points
Glaetzer’s least-expensive offering is a terrific bargain. The 2018 Wallace Shiraz-Grenache is a 72-28 blend, offering hints
of cola and plum on the nose, backed by brighter raspberry and strawberry notes. It’s medium to full-bodied and framed
by silky, fine-grained tannins, with a long mouthwatering finish that hints at mocha and wood spice. Drink this beauty over
the next 6-7 years.

James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion
93 Points – Silver
A 72/28% blend from Glaetzer’s stomping ground of Ebenezer, the vines 50 and 100yo. Grenache had minimal oak contact, the
shiraz matured in used hogsheads for 16 months. It’s Glaetzer style, pure and simple: love it or leave it.

James Suckling
92 Points
This has attractive, ripe-raspberry aromas with a black-fruit core in a fresh, upbeat mode. The palate has a fleshy delivery of
assertive blackberries, cassis and raspberries and delivers solid flavour and value. .