Disclosure: A big thank you to Corryton Burge for sending this sample my way! I was under no obligation to post about it and all opinions are based on my own taste buds. Wine is subjective & always evolving, so make sure you drink what you enjoy!
I don’t know where you are in the world, but it’s slow-cooker weather where I am! Which means 8-hour cooked beef ragu and red wine. Cue the drooling emoji face!!
As I’m writing this, this 2020 Barossa Valley Grenahce from Corryton Burge is a brand new release and retails for $28 via the Corryton Burge website.
The grapes are sourced from a range of vineyards (both family owned and grower vineyards). The grapes from the family owned vines are predominantly bush vine grown and are from some of the oldest vines in the Barossa Valley!
- Vintage: 2020
- Grape variety: Grenache
- Region: Barossa Valley, South Australia
- Worth cellaring: It’s made for drinking now, so I wouldn’t keep it too long
- Oak: It spent 8 months ageing in 2,500 litre oak
We matched this. beauty with a slow-cooked ragu which went down splendidly. The producer recommends smoked duck.
My Tasting Note
In the glass it’s a beautiful purple-red shade. It’s savoury and farmy yet is full of sweet berry fruits on the nose. In fact it made me think of candied herbs – if that is such a thing?! It coats your mouth with juicy flavour – it’s extra smooth and extra smashable. It’s the perfect midweek tipple with a homecooked meal!