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Stag’s Hollow Winery & Vineyard Renaissance Grenache

Renaissance Grenache

Okanagan Falls

Cellar Door Price $40.24

Grenache 100.0%
Alcohol 14.8%
PH 5.4
Drinking Start Year 2016
Drinking End Year 2021

10 years in the making, this is the quintessential expression of Grenache from the nearly perfect 2014 vintage in the Okanagan Valley.

Winemaking

Harvested by hand, bunch sorted, destemmed and gravity transferred to 1 T fermenters. Hand picked, hand sorted, lots of Grenache were destemmed and left whole berry before being gravity transferred into small 1 ton open topped fermenters. Approximately 40% of the most ripe lignified stems were added back to the ferments and after a 72hr cold soak, the fermenters were warmed and inoculated using selected yeast strain. The ferments were punched down by hand 4-6 times daily and after a 10 days pressed directly into 2rd fill 300 L Hogshead French oak barrels. After malolactic fermentation, the wine was aged an additional 6 months on lees before being racked, and blended with a small amount of Syrah. The final cuvee was bottled unfined and unfiltered during the late summer of 2015.

Nose

Pure, fresh red fruit that pops from the glass with layers of floral and cinnamon spice notes.

Palate

It is bright and tense in the mouth with a savoury yet plump mouth feel. Red currant, blueberry and strawberry flavours are supported by a juicy, gently tannic structure that lends a touch of chewiness to the palate. The finish has a zesty edge and great persistence to the focused fruit.

Food Pairing

Duck is a pairing Heaven.


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