“Hand-picked with fruit destemmed only. Then spent 13 days on skins whilst bring hand plunged. The wine was then aged in 50% new French oak puncheons, on lees for five months”.
I love hearing about how a wine is made. There’s so much work that can go into what’s in our glasses. This Three Hills 2018 Grenache from Happs Wines in the Margaret River was released earlier this year and I was lucky enough to receive this sample (thank you!).
Three Hills is the top tier range from Happs which focuses on alternate varietals. Only 100 dozen cases were made of this Grenache and it retails for $38. Here are my notes:
It’s a ruby red shade in the glass. Baking spice, sweet floral perfume, musk and berry aromas invite in you into the glass. While on the palate there’s juicy plums and cranberries with that baking spice and vanilla coming through. It’s medium bodied with a smooth mouthfeel and juicy tannins on the finish.
This wine was sent to me as a sample, I was under no obligation to post about it.
All opinions are based on my own taste buds. Wine is subjective & always evolving, so make sure you drink what you enjoy!