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Waterford Estate, Single Vineyard Grenache Noir 2018

Pristine red cherry and exotic fruits with touches of earthy clove spice.

The palate has earthy, savoury flavours along with delicate dry tannins and a soft freshness to carry the fruit.

94pts | Tim Atkin

£25.00

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Stellenbosch

Grenache Noir/Garnacha

LightFull Bodied

Description

2017 has been noted as one of the great vintage years in Stellenbosch. Drought conditions prevailed, but temperatures remained moderate-to-cool throughout the season, which resulted in optimal maturation of fruit, but no signs of warmth in the wines. The wines are extremely classical in style, showing tension in the firm and concentrated tannin structures. The cooler conditions also brought about great freshness and purity within the wines.

Green credentials

A World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Conservation Champion and accredited Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) estate, Waterford also has Wine and Agricultural Ethical Trade Association (WIETA) accreditation and is a member of the Biodiversity in Wine Initiative (BWI).

Additional information

Grape

Grenache Noir/Garnacha

Vintage

2018

Wine Farm

Alcohol

14%

Pair with lean red meats, such as venison. Also pairs well with duck or turkey. 

1 review for Waterford Estate, Single Vineyard Grenache Noir 2018

  1. Tim Atkin | 94pts

    “Now into its fourth vintage, the Waterford Grenache proves that you don’t have to be based in Piekenierskloof to make great examples of the southern Rhône’s best grape. Delicate, floral and lightly wooded, it has red cherry and raspberry fruit and undertones of clove and smoked bacon.”

    Tim Atkin 2020 SA Report

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