R Wines Southern Gothic Poor Thing Grenache 2008

Grenache from Australia

$19.99
Item No. 104688
  • red wine
  • screw cap wine
  • RP91
Style: Big & Bold

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.

Winemaker's Notes

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Poor Thing is classic Barossa Grenache made to be expressive, complex, yet understated and hospitable in your mouth.

A bright ruby red color. Aromas of cloves and nutmeg combined with toffee and caramel. The sweet palate of blueberry jam, fruitcake and quince paste.

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Critical Acclaim

"The 2008 Poor Thing Grenache spent 16 months in neutral French and American oak. Dark ruby colored, it sports an already complex nose of damp earth, underbrush, garrigue, raspberry and kirsch. Intense, concentrated, and seamless on the palate, it will deliver enjoyment for another 8 years. "
91 Points

Learn About R Wines

Based in Australia, R Wines produces wine from vineyards all over Australia including Riesling from Western Australia, Pinot Noir from Victoria, Shiraz from McLaren Vale and the Barossa just to name a few. R Wines was founded in 2005 by partners Dan Philips, and Chris Ringland. Chris is one of world's leading and most gifted winemakers. He leads teams of winemakers and...

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Learn About Other Australia

With a landmass the size of the US, Australia has just as many appellations. Many wines are simply labeled from their state of origin. Some of these are the most popular: New South Wales - home to Sydney and other tourist destinations, New South Wales has a smaller focused wine growing region, but many wines are a blend of these smaller appellations and so are deemed New...

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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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