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Date Printed: 9/16/2014
R Wines Southern Gothic Poor Thing Grenache 2008
R Wines Southern Gothic Poor Thing Grenache 2008
(search item no. 104688)
screw cap wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 9/16/2014: $19.79

Winemaker's Notes:

Receive one of three possible labels featuring original artwork by James Jean*

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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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 viticulturalists managing vineyards Australia wide. R Wines that make it to the shelf are not merely sound and well-made, but are stylish, compelling, hand-crafted and peerlessly delicious. We believe that what goes on the bottle is as important as what goes in the bottle and work with world-class designers to create innovative, loud, brilliant labels that speak to consumers in ways unique to the wine world. The best Grenache in the world is in Australia. The Chateau Chateau project is a study of the effects of soil and place. Five icon vineyards and one blend with distinct expressions, soils and locations in the Barossa and McLaren Vale. There is no illusion, this project includes the world's best Grenache.