Grand-Pere Reserve Red

(12 customer reviews)

$30.00

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

This wine is dedicated to Florence’s grandfather, or in french, “Grand Pere”, who was a small vigneron in France many years ago. It is made using a high percentage of shiraz, mourvedre and grenache pressings. Pressings, where the press is cut off before any coarse flavours are extracted from the seeds, often have the most flavour and robust tannin of the wine. Pressings can be astringent when young, but when matured in new french oak and old french oak barrels the wine gains softness and complexity and is well suited to bottle ageing.

This limited production wine was mainly produced for restaurants and cellar door.

Vintage: 2017
Sulfites: Minimal (<15ppm free)
Alcohol: 13%
Production: 250 doz
Bottled: January 2016
Blend: Shiraz (70%), Mourvedre (20%) Grenache (10%)
Yeast: French commercial
Maturation: Matured in barrel
Fining: No
Filtration: Light

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12 reviews for Grand-Pere Reserve Red

  1. Anna Koorey

    We love your wine!

  2. LASZLO KOSZTA

    GREAT WINE, WILL KEEP BUYING

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  9. LASZLO KOSZTA

    I’m looking forward to the next vintage release.

  10. LASZLO KOSZTA

    The best red I’ve tasted in this price range in a long time

  11. Jenny Kent

    The Grand-Pere certainly left a smile on my face – this is a big wine but also very easy on the palate – smooth & yum.

  12. Sam Test

    A very complete, medium, full-bodied wine with youthful freshness that is virtually irresistible. Starts out with red fruit aromas and a top note of lush ripeness with underlying umami, savoury dried rosemary offering fresh balance. Silky red fruits rush the front palate with a subtler, longer, slower mineral quality showing in the drying medium-intense tannins.Rob Geddes MW Fitness First Magazine

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