Cuvée Juveniles was created as a ‘Cote Du Rhone’ inspired bistro wine from the classic Barossa varieties of Grenache, Mataro (Mourvedre) and Shiraz from mostly old, unirrigated vineyards. These varieties are the cornerstone of theBarossaValley and are intrinsic in the wines that are so easily appreciated around the world and often referred to as GSMblends by sommeliers and consumers alike.
An above average winter rainfall led into a below average spring and summer rainfall, producing small bunches and small berries, leading to a reduced yield. Quality was certainly high, particular amongst our red varieties of Shiraz, Grenache and Mataro. 2018 wines will be remembered for their impressive colour, structure and longevity.Aperennialfavourite, Grenache from old vines shows it ability to exhibit lifted florals, red juicy fruit characters such as wild cherry, raspberry and pomegranate.
The palate has delicious texture and long acidity balancing a freshness from savoury Mataro and bolder Shiraz components. Servewith an array of cuisines including spicy dishesat or below16 degrees Celsius.