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The Islander Estate Vineyards

2019 Old Rowley

2019 Old Rowley

Made from our low-yielding Grenache and Shiraz bush vines Old Rowley is almost Burgundian in its elegance. A beautiful, medium bodied wine which is about freshness rather than power, beguiling the drinker with its supple raspberry and boysenberry flavours. Fresh and soft with lifted florals gently taming the vanillin oak and clove notes, this is truly a charmer of a wine. 

New vintage release in time for cool weather drinking
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Wine Specs
Vintage
2019
Varietal
Shiraz Grenache
Appellation
Kangaroo Island
Vineyard Designation
Jumbuck
Harvest Date
Apr-18
Aging
Drink to 2032
Bottling Date
Dec-18
Alcohol %
14.5
James Halliday
95
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
"A brilliant purple sheen is an enticing introduction to this smart, young Shiraz grenache. Softness is the key here together with a discreet, still-emerging personality. It has a way to go. Pepper, spice, blackberries & red earth aromas. Deliciously ripe palate with dark cherry, black fruits & grenache violets & confection. Tanins are firm. Bottle age is a must. Drink to 2032." Halliday Wine Companion Magazine Aug/Sept 2020
Ratings
95/100 2021 Halliday Australian Wine Companion