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Fireblock Old Vine Grenache 2004

Fireblock Old Vine Grenache 2004

Grenache from Clare Valley, Australia

Price: $17.29
Item No. 98419
  • ST90
Style: Earthy & Spicy

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

An extraordinarily beautiful wine. Aromas of vibrant red berries waft from the glass. On the palate the wine delivers suave and lush fruit characters, with hints of spice and pepper. Wonderful intensity of flavors, with more to enjoy sip after sip. Great texture and mouth feel. This is a beautiful wine.

Critical Acclaim

"Dark violet. Explosively rich aromas of wild strawberry, blackberry and suave baking spices. Lush and broad, the expressive berry flavors showing impressive ripeness as well as focus and depth. Fresh, spicy and long on the finish, with supple tannins framing the powerful fruit."
90 Points

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Learn About Fireblock

This is a new label owned by Bill and Noel Ireland (of Flinders Bay fame). The name refers to the plot of dirt that was planted back in 1926 predominantly to Grenache. It had been previously designated a fireblock given its proximity to the railway line, and out of concern that sparks from the steam locomotives could start bushfires!! I managed to persuade Bill and Noel to capture...

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Learn About Clare Valley

Known for its Rieslings, all in screw cap since the year 2000, the wines of Clare Valley are distinctive. The Riesling here is dry, dry, dry. Delicate yet firm, these wines won't remind you of Germany or Alsace - they have a flavor all their own. The lime flavors and zesty acidity make the wine perfect for summer sipping or pacific rim food (aka, seafood). Notable Facts Since...

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Learn About Grenache

Grenache (greh-NAASH) Sun-Worshiper This sun-worshiping grape gets ripe and loves hot, dry weather. Popular in Spain (called Garnacha), Australia and the southern Rhone region of France, Grenache is the primary grape in regions such as Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Tavel, and Priorat. It's often tamed by less fleshy, more structured grapes like Syrah...

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