Kalleske Clarry's Grenache Shiraz Mataro 2021
- Vegan Suitable
- Certified Biodynamic
- Certified Organic
The palate is juicy, round and mouth-filling with plenty of bright berry fruits. It is medium to full bodied displaying fine natural tannins giving a neat structure to the abundance of plush fruit. Limited seasoned barrel maturation brings complexity and softness whilst allowing the radiant fruit to shine.
Tasting Noted for Kalleske Clarry's GSM 2021 from the Winery
2021 Clarry’s GSM is vivid purple-red in colour.
There is an abundance of alluring aromatics including musk, rose florals, raspberry, blueberry and mixed spice.
The palate is juicy, round and mouth-filling with plenty of bright berry fruits. It is medium to full bodied displaying fine natural tannins giving a neat structure to the abundance of plush fruit. Limited seasoned barrel maturation brings complexity and softness whilst allowing the radiant fruit to shine. This is a layered wine capturing the harmony of Grenache, Shiraz and Mataro with the juiciness balanced by hints of earth and spice. A long finish completes this well-formed blend. Clarry’s is an approachable, fruit-driven and opulent GSM that is best enjoyed now or over the next five years.
Clarry’s is produced in South Australia’s Barossa Valley, by the Kalleske family who have been farming and growing grapes since the 1800s. It is a genuine estate wine - grown, vintaged and matured on the Kalleske estate at Greenock. Clarry’s is named in honour of Tony and Troy Kalleske’s, Grandfather, Clarence “Clarry” Kalleske, who farmed the Kalleske vineyards from the late 1920s until his retirement in the 1990s. Clarry was the fourth generation member to tend the vines on the Kalleske family farm, established by his great grandparents who migrated from Prussia to South Australia in 1838 aboard the Prince George. Many years were spent by Clarry pruning, handpicking and nurturing the Kalleske vineyards.
Vintage 2021 was an exemplary year with fine wines and good yields. Growing season rainfall was marginally below average and temperatures were mild ensuring vine canopies remained healthy. Vintage weather was absolutely perfect throughout, with dry mild-warm days and cool nights ensuring even and steady ripening across all varieties. There is strong colour and flavour across all the reds along with excellent structure and balance whilst the whites are bright, fresh and elegant.
Clarry’s is a blend of Grenache, Shiraz and Mataro, with grapes from over a dozen blocks, each with their diversity of soil type and vine age ensuring ultimate complexity and balance in this blend. The oldest Grenache block dates to 1940 with remaining vines varying in age up to fifty years old. Vines are low yielding with soil generally consisting of shallow, sandy loam over superb deep red clay and limestone, providing ideal conditions for these varieties.
|Country of Origin||Australia|
|Alcohol Level||High [14% plus]|
|Wild Yeast Fermentation||Yes|
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