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2017 Singlefile Great Southern Clément V

2017 Singlefile Great Southern Clément V
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SKU: 17GSCLEMENTV
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VINEYARD & WINEMAKING

This wine is a blend of the classic Rhone varieties of Shiraz (82%), Grenache (9%) and Mataró (9%) (also known as Mourvèdre). The fruit was picked over a few days in early April, sorted and cold soaked in small fermenters for ten days, before undergoing an extended and gentle maceration, the varietal batches kept separate throughout. Thirty percent of the wine was matured in new oak barriques, the balance went to one and two-year-old barriques for ten months.

The Southern Rhône is one of the giants on the global wine scene. Singlefile’s Clément V is our salute to the role this “Avignon Pope” played in establishing the viticulture of this iconic region.

THE WINE

A medium bodied blend of Shiraz, Grenache and Mataró, this wine has bright, perfumed aromatics of red fruits and spice with a subtle savoury edge. The palate is plush, with a smoothly textured mouth feel with fine grained chewy tannins. Medium bodied and well suited to complement food.

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REVIEWS OF NOTE

2016 Vintage

95 points, James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion
94 points, Ray Jordan, Top 100 Reds, Jul 2017
91 points, Mike Bennie, The Wine Front, Mar 2017

2015 Vintage

96 points, James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion, Feb 2017
93 points, Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front, Jan 2017

2014 Vintage

97 points, James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion, Aug 2016
Gold Medal, 2015 National Cool Climate Wine Show, Oct 2015
4.5 stars, Winewise Magazine, Mar 2015

2013 Vintage

93 points, Ray Jordan, Wine Guide, Nov 2015
95 points, James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion, Jul 2015
95 points, Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front, Nov 2014
18.4 points, John Jens, Jul 2014

Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Mataro, Grenache, Shiraz
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