Massena Moonlight Run Grenache Shiraz Mourvedre 2017


"No brainer if you’re looking for hearty but vibrant Barossa goodness." - Wine Front!

Australia, SA, Barossa Valley
750mL
#Red  #Shiraz / Syrah  #Shiraz Blend  #Massena  #South Australia  #Barossa Valley  

Details

"Mataro, grenache and shiraz. Natural ferment, old oak, no fining or filtration is the motif of winemaking, and the fruit comes from a collection of vineyards. I like the lighter-ish expressions of Massena, and the use of whole bunch (evident here, as seasoning). Here’s a great, early drinking Barossa wine.


Slippery but finishes with a light, dusty chomp of tannin. Perfumed, but not overtly sweet, with dark forest berry fruitiness tempered with green-brambly spice notes. The glossy texture upfront gives the wine some lovely glide, the darker fruit sweetness ebbs on peppery, earthy spice. It touches many pleasure buttons and tosses in ease of drinking. No brainer if you’re spending up to the price and looking for hearty but vibrant Barossa goodness."


Mike Bennie, Wine Front, August 2018