97 Points | Top 100 Wines 2020 - James Halliday
The team at Turkey Flat believe Grenache is particularly well suited to the Barossa climate due to its ability to withstand extremes of heat, aridity and wind. Made predominantly from grapes grown on Turkey Flat's 100+ year old vineyard, Turkey Flat always deliver a fantastically concentrated and impeccably structured example of Barossa Grenache.
The 2019 Turkey Flat Grenache is another top line example delivering beautiful floral and spiced aromatics, bright fruit that fills out into more complex spiced and savoury characteristics, and strong tannins that will ensure longevity.
Already attracting plenty of attention, our limited remaining stocks of 2019 Turkey Flat are likely to go quickly.
"97 Points. Primarily produced from 100+yo estate vines, it is a model of consistent style, quality and supreme value. Its balance is marvellous, appropriate for a wine that makes its statement of juicy red berries, Turkish delight and rose petals without fuss or fanfare. $45. 14.5% alc. Drink by 2029. Screwcap." - James Halliday, Top 100 Wines 2020.
"94+ Points. Predominantly sourced from vines that are over a hundred years old. Mark Bulman (winemaker) loves his Grenache. It has a lovely perfume that’s kind of warm and comforting. It smells of brown spices, dried flowers and herbs, golden fruitcake, raspberries and poached strawberries. It’s juicy and ripe in fruit, but earthy and shot through with sweet spices and orange peel. Tannin is a little gritty and grippy, and the finish is long, saline and stony. It’s a really good wine. It will be better with a few more years under its belt. Tasted : Sep20 14.5% alc. $45 Screwcap Drink: 2022 - 2028+" - Gary Walsh, The Wine Front.
Turkey Flat are proud custodians of an unbroken line of commitment to Barossa viticulture and wine that stretches back five generations to the planting of their first ‘ancestor’ vines in 1847. A family-owned estate that plays a vital role in the Barossa Valley’s rich cultural heritage, Christie Schulz is the fourth generation of the Schulz family to become caretaker of this remarkable estate.Turkey Flat consistently deliver wines of great integrity that are consistent expression of Barossa terroir; wines of elegance, grace and refined power. This includes one of Australia's finest Rose's, the ever-popular Butchers Block Red (a delicious blend of Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvedre), while the Turkey Flat Shiraz is a benchmark example of Barossa Valley Shiraz.
Far from hanging their hats on the incredible history of their site, Turkey Flat has a strong evolutionary bent, striving to be innovative and engaging while showcasing the serious fun that imbues the culture of this famous Barossa winery.
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