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2017 Kay Brothers Grenache "Basket Pressed"

Kay Brothers 2017 Basket Pressed Grenache

Winery: Kay Brothers

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Basket Pressed"

Wine Category: Grenache

Grape blend: 98% Grenache & 2% Shiraz

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: McLaren Vale

State or country: Australia

Price: $40

Cases produced: 778

KWG Score: 91.2 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: February 10, 2020

Wine Review: This bright red colored Grenache from down under is very good. It opens with a smoky oak like bouquet with hints of strawberry in the background. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and smooth. The flavor profile is a tasty mild strawberry with notes of nicely integrated mild minerality and oak. I also detected a hint of red plum as well. The finish is dry and its flavors drift away nicely. This Grenache would pair well with a DiNic's roast pork sandwich. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: The 2017 Basket Pressed Grenache shows a bright crimson color and a nose filled with rose petals and cherries. The palate offers rich Morello cherry and strawberry conserve, followed by soft, gentle tannins and a refreshing acidity. It is sprightly, elegant and delicious. This wine is ideally served at room temperature with lighter dishes such as tapas.

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