Ministry of Clouds McLaren Vale Mataro 2016

$38.99 per single bottle
Size: 750

About This Wine

Sourced from 2 McLaren Vale vineyards, one north facing bush vine vineyard, with richness and intensity, and the other a cooler Blewitt Springs site giving spice, lift and elegance. Both sites are hand picked and gently de-stemmed for a whole berry ferment in open vats. Plunged daily before basket pressing to old French oak barriques for 11 months elevage.

Type Red Wine
Varietal(s) Mataro
Country Australia
Region McLaren Vale
Brand Ministry of Clouds
Vintage 2016

James Halliday – Shy and brooding, this is a bright and fragrant expression of Mataro. A gently complex nose of clove, cardamom and fennel seeds, Provencal herbs, and blue berry fruit. On the palate, a compact core of blue tinged fruit subtly supported by creamy oak, and carried by a ferruginous driving tannin structure which carries the fruit through the mouth.

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