A very limited, very special collaboration with our friends and fellow Grenache fiends at Thistledown.
As two of the Vale's best Grenache specialists this pack showcases just what McLaren Vale Grenache can do. Each six pack includes:
1 x bottles Aphelion Pir Chenin Blanc 2020 RRP $38 1 x bottles Aphelion Confluence Grenache 2018 RRP $45 Museum Release1 x bottles Aphelion Affinity GMS 2018 RRP $45 Museum Release
1 x bottles Thistledown Cloud Cuckoo Land Fiano/Greco/Zibibbo 2021 RRP $24 1 x bottles Thistledown Thorny Devil Grenache 2020 RRP $321 x bottles Thistledown Vagabond Grenache 2020 RRP $60
Total RRP: $244
Special pack price: $220 six pack - SAVE $24 - plus free shipping.
(N.B: 12 bottle cases contain double these amounts).
Why not gather some friends and open all six bottles at once?
About The WinesPir 2020 Chenin Blanc - Rob works his magic on the pristine fruit from exquisite 50 year old Blewitt Springs vines. Pir Chenin Blanc 2020 shows unctuous texture, complex layered flavours and supreme food friendliness thanks to Rob's restrained, clever winemaking. Winner: Top in Class 2020 McLaren Vale Wine Show Awarded:
Confluence 2018 Grenache - A very special Museum Release. has crunchy strawberry and Campari aromatics. A juicy palate full of ripe cranberries and a herbal edge thanks to the whole bunch component of this wine. Great length from juicy acidity and a pure crystalline core of red berry fruit. Winner: Trophy winner 2019 Aus and NZ Boutique Wine Show. Gold Medal, 2019 McLaren Vale Wine Show. Awarded: 93pts Mike Bennie Wine Front; 93pts Huon Hooke Real Review and SMH Good Living Insert; 95pts / 5 Stars James Halliday Wine Companion; 94pts Sarah Ahmed, Decanter Magazine.
Affinity 2018 GMS has a beautiful and crisp savoury edge from aroma to palate. The extended ferment characters appear in the form of spicy meaty complexity whilst the youthful Grenache component keeps the feel fresh and vibrant. Savoury, spicy, complex. Winner: Double Trophy Winner McLaren Vale Wine Show 2019. Best Mediterranean Blend, and Best Small Producer. Awarded: 95pts / 5 star James Halliday.
Thistledown Cloud Cuckoo Land Fiano/Greco/Zibibbo 'Cloud Cuckoo Land' is an imaginary state of absurd over optimism. Something the folk at Thistledown are often accused of. A vibrant, textural white with hints of almond blossom, quince and ripe pear. Tangy, almost exotic but pithy and delicious.Thistledown Thorny Devil Grenache 2020 In 2020, the fruit for Thorny Devil came from a variety of some of the finest vineyards in McLaren Vale. Characteristic McLaren Vale perfume and spice with a beguiling texture and perfume that keeps you interested. Awarded: 91 points The Real Review.
Thistledown Vagabond Grenache 2020 Sourced from three remarkable sites in the famed Blewitt Springs sub-region of McLaren Vale, this wine possesses a beautifully complex, aromatic nose of violets, wild cherry, rosemary and warming spice. The palate is energetic yet polished and smooth with vibrant cherry, spice, wild strawberry and liquorice on the palate. Medium bodied but multi-layered and textural with a very long, aromatic finish. Awarded: 96 points GT Wine (5 stars). 94 points The Wine Front.
Select between a 6 bottle pack or 12 bottle case to Buy the Aphelion x Thistledown 2021 Mixed Pack.
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We primarily deliver within Australia by Fastway Couriers. Approximate delivery times (from email confirmation of order):
We have capped shipping costs at flat $15 for as many cartons as you order. Shipping is free for our Sun Lovers Wine Club Members.Orders are usually dispatched within 2 business days. Shipping times are estimated at between 2 and 10 business days depending on your location.
While we will use all reasonable endeavours to deliver by any requested or agreed date, we do not guarantee delivery on that date and we are not liable for any loss resulting from late delivery.Wines will not be delivered to persons under the age of eighteen (18) years. We may request that the person who receives the goods provide satisfactory evidence of proof of age. We will refuse to deliver the goods if the person receiving the goods is unable or unwilling to provide evidence of proof of age.
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