Glenguin Estate Ironbark Tannat

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A unique wine with a deep colour, smoky aroma and lovely damson fruit palate. Layers of soft, dusty tannins complete what is a fitting final vintage of this very different Hunter Valley red.

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2013 Glenguin Estate Ironbark Tannat

The final vintage of our much enjoyed project wine. Tannat is an old grape variety originating in south-west France with considerable plantings in Uruguay, where it is considered their ‘national grape’. 22 year old vinesdirectly descended from those in France. 6 days on skins with handpumping over before being fermented in large volume French oak. A unique wine with a deep colour, smoky aroma and lovely damson fruit palate. Layers of soft, dusty tannins complete what is a fitting final vintage of this very different Hunter Valley red.

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Glenguin Vineyard was first planted in the 1980s with an average vine age now over 25 years and each wine comes from a small individual vineyard block on the property. Organic and biodynamic farming principles are followed at Glenguin where things are still done by hand from planting through vine training to pruning and handpicking at vintage. The shiraz and semillon vines at Glenguin are directly descended from James Busby’s original planting at Kirkton in the 1820s. They are planted on their own roots on a unique combination of a raised gravel bench for shiraz with sandy loam over red basalt for Semillon. The name Glenguin comes from the original Scots Gaelic name of the Highland distillery now called “Glengoyne” (since 1909). Robin Tedder, Australia’s 7th Master of Wine, is the third Baron of Glenguin and grandson of Arthur Tedder the First Baron Marshal of the RAF and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in WW2. Arthur was born on the distillery property in 1890 and the Tedder family continues the association with great drinks through the vineyards at Glenguin in Australia’s oldest wine region, the Hunter Valley. Glenguin wines have won major Trophies including NSW and Boutique Wine Show Trophies for best white wine plus both Best Red and NSW Wine of the Year at the NSW Wine Awards for shiraz. Production is extremely limited with just a few hundred cases of each of our wines.

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