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Name:

2017 Kennedy

Vintage:

2017 BAROSSA VALLEY

Variety:

Grenache Shiraz Mourvedre

Background:

The KENNEDY is a classic blend of old vine Barossa Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvedre varieties. Named as a tribute to the legendary Barossa Vigneron's who pioneered the planting of the old treasured vineyards,which the Barossa enjoys today. The Grenache fruit is the 'soul' of this blend and is from an exceptionally low yielding 50+ year-old Light Pass vineyard. Originally planted by the Kennedy Family, with ownership eventually being passed onto the charismatic Leo 'Joe' KENNEDY who nurtured the vines for many years, selling his prized fruit to local winemakers.

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Region:   Barossa Valley


Blend:  

Grenache (48%), Shiraz (32%), Mourvedre (20%)


Yield:  

Grenache - 2.25-3.0 t/acre, Shiraz - 2.25-2.5 t/acre, Mourvedre - 1.25-2.25 t/acre


pH:   3.63


TA:   5.9 g/l


Alcohol:   14.5%


Maturation:  

Matured in seasoned French Hogsheads and Puncheons.


Cellaring:   Optimum year 2023


Tasting notes:

Deep crimson in colour this wine is bursting with ripe cherry, blackcurrants and complex five-spice aromas. The palate is an intriguing blend of red-fruit flavours and savoury undertones supported by a rounded and fleshy mid palate. The wine finishes with excellent length and freshness which ensures optimum drinking upon release but will mature well for the medium term.


Vineyard | Region:

Grenache 60+ year-old vines | Light Pass sub-region, Barossa Valley

Grenache 100+ year-old vines | Rowland Flat sub-region, Barossa Valley

Grenache 45+ year-old vines | Nuriootpa sub-region, Barossa Valley

Shiraz 20+ year-old vines | Seppeltsfield sub-region, Barossa Valley

Shiraz 20+ year-old vines | Gomersal sub-region, Barossa Valley

Mourvedre 50+ year-old vines | Moppa sub-region, Barossa Valley

Mourvedre 20 year-old vines | Light Pass sub-region, Barossa Valley


Harvest Date:

Grenache 23rd March - 5th April 2017

Shiraz 15th February - 20th March 2017

Mourvedre 3rd - 25th March 2017


Production: 3200 dozen


 


2016 Kennedy Single $29.00 Add to cart
2016 Kennedy Half Dozen $174.00 Add to cart
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