Freedom Mourvedre

(3 customer reviews)

$24.50

Save 15% off the single bottle price by including this in a mixed dozen

Mourvedre is a drought-hardy, robust red Mediterranean grape that can produce delicious, easy drinking rose and red wines if not over cropped. Originally planted as a blending option with Shiraz, we have found that straight Mourvedre is a great “summer red” that can be served chilled with a wide variety of matching foods.

Vibrant crimson in colour, with a sweet earthy nose and flavours of sour cherry and dark plum with light and juicy tannins to follow.

The wine was fermented on skins for 6 days at 22 degrees C using traditional open top fermenters, hand punchdown and pump-over, and a yeast strain guaranteed not to produce sulfites. After malolactic fermentation the wine was matured briefly in steel tank prior to hand-bottling without fining, and with a light filtration.

Vintage: 2021
Sulfites: Zero
Alcohol: 12.7%
Vintage: 2021
Production: 200 doz
Bottled: June 2021
Blend: Mourvedre 100%
Sulfites: Zero
Yeast: sulfite-free commercial
Maturation: Steel tank
Fining: No
Filtration: Light
Label art: Florence Statham
Winemaker: Sam Statham

3 reviews for Freedom Mourvedre

  1. Anna Koorey

    Always great!

  2. Jessica Keys

    Delicious and very easy to drink.

  3. Sam Statham

    Best Value Buys Under $20
    2018 Rosnay Freedom Mourvedre,
    Canowindra, A$20

    “From the Statham family’s organic farm – boasting vineyards, olive groves and fig orchards – in New South Wales’ central west, this bold red wine has been produced and bottled with no added preservatives. Its a fairly chunky 15% alcohol, best paired with something rich and meaty and slow-cooked, but mourvedre’s wild spicy aromatics and fine-but-grippy, savoury tannins keep the wine lively and bright on the tongue.”
    Max Allen, Gourmet Traveller Wine April 2019

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