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    Geoff continues to push the boundaries of Australian viticulture and winemaking in his Wines by Geoff Hardy wines, which are all made from hand-selected, premium fruit from sustainably managed vineyards in the Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek and on the Limestone Coast.

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Tannat 2016

Tannat 2016

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Brand Info After starting up Pertaringa in McLaren Vale and K1 in the Adelaide Hills, Geoff established Hand Crafted by Geoff Hardy in 2004. Always a passionate and innovative viticulturist, Geoff's Hand Crafted brand offers one of the broadest and most exciting ranges of alternative and emerging varieties in Australia.

Story  Originally from south-western France, Tannat produces powerful and full-bodied red wines. 

Vintage The 2016 vintage was in general very mild with low rainfall. The lack of rain looked like it would result in a quick harvest, but a big downpour in early February made sure the vintage was more evenly spread out. The yields were up on the couple of previous years and the quality is looking great.

Nose The nose offers vibrant and powerful aromas of blueberries, mulberries and purple fruits.

Palate The purple fruits follow through on the structured and full-bodied palate, followed by a lengthy finish.

Food Pairings This wine works exceptionally well with Argentinian grilled beef ribs.

Winemaker Shane Harris

Alcohol 14 pH 3.38 TA 7.02 RS 4.0

Geographic Indication Adelaide Hills

Bottling Date 15 February 2018

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$30.00
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Awards

93 points, Sam Kim , 2018

4 1/2 stars, Winestate Magazine , 2018

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