Villain and Vixen Grenache

2020 vintage

Beyond the single vineyard estates, Hentley Farm produce a portfolio of modern wines sourced from select vineyards across the Barossa including a range of wines under the Villain & Vixen label.
As villains against convention we favour vixen like elegance, textural wines with enhanced vibrancy of fruit and varietal characteristics

$24.50

Vineyard

Regional Barossa Blend: Including sites from; Western Barossa and Williamstown
Upshot: Complexity | Intense and vibrant flavour profile

Vintage

Pre-Vintage
Rainfall: Late winter rainfall | Consistent Spring rainfall
Temperature: Warm Spring to early Summer
Upshot: Healthy leaf canopies | Hot Summer protection | Slow development

Vintage
Rainfall: Dry Summer and Autumn
Temperature: Hot January and February | Mild Autumn
Upshot: Delayed and extended harvest | Vibrant colours and powerful fruit | Wines of power and elegance

Winemaking

Fermentation: 90% De-stemmed & fermented on skins for 6-8 days | 10% Whole bunch ferment
Oak: French (80%) American (20%) – 100% Seasoned | Natural malolactic fermentation | 8 months maturation
Tech. Analysis: Alcohol – 14.0% | pH – 3.52 | Acid – 5.8 g/L | RS – <1.0 g/L

Noteworthy Dates
Harvested: 29th February – 27th March 2020 | Bottled: November 2020 | Released: November 2020

Profile

Sensoral Information
Profile: Strawberry | Raspberry Liquoirce | Dark Cherry | Dried Sage
Texture: Mid-palate tannin focus | Fleshy and Juicy | Meduim-bodied