The Foundry Grenache Noir 2020 Bottle size: 750ml

South Africa, Stellenbosch
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`Grapes from Stellenbosch. 20% whole-bunch fermentation. 30% matured in clay. The nose is still rather primary but pretty with notes of strawberry, cranberry, raspberry, rose and white pepper while the palate shows pure fruit, zippy acidity and powdery tannins. Lovely clarity and plenty of refreshment factor.` – Christian Eedes,, 92/100

`The Foundry Grenache Noir 2020 has a youthful vivid ruby hue. Still youthful on the nose there is a distinctive floral fleshy fruit quality with lifted floral, pomegranate and fynbos (garrigue, wild herbs) notes. The palate is medium bodied with intense crushed red fruit, pink- peppery spiciness and an intricate fairy-dust like tannic structure giving it focus and length . Persistant on the finish, this is delicious now and should improve and evolve for up to 10 years.` – The Foundry

More Information
Condition New
Alcohol 13.86%
Body Medium-bodied
Blend information 100% Grenache
Drink to Drink or cellar
Variety Grenache
Rating CE 92
Technical analysis RS: 2.1 g/l | TA: 5.8 g/l | PH: 3.27
Producer information Chris Williams, winemaker, along with friend and co-owner, James Reid, started The Foundry in 2001. They started off using Joostenburg winery for their first vintage and have come a long way since – gaining numerous accolades and awards for their wines. Their wines are site specific, terroir defined wines, with the aim of producing wines that both Chris and James enjoy drinking. Chris is also the cellarmaster at Meerlust where he also vinifies The Foundry wines.

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