Amphora 2017

Made from 100% Mourvèdre grapes, this red wine is Beaujolais in style and designed to be enjoyed chilled.




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Description

Description

Handcrafted using 100% healthy, organically-grown Mourvèdre grapes, and uniquely given 10 months to ferment and develop in amphora for an exceptional fresh character and outstanding elegance.

Grape Variety – Avondale Amphora made from 100% Mourvèdre grapes. The 16-year-old organically-grown vines have a low yield of 4 tons per hectare of high quality, fresh fruit flavours.

The Making of Amphora– The grapes were hand-picked in the cool early morning at 20˚ to 21˚ Balling.  The grapes were whole bunch fermented carbonic maceration style in amphora and left on skins for 3 months. After 3 months in was lightly pressed and taken back to amphora to rest until it was bottled in October 2017.

Amphora’s Character – This is wine is fresh, fruity with soft fine tannins to give it length and a bit of attitude.  Avondale Amphora is designed to be chilled and enjoyed wherever, it is perfect option for red wine drinking in Summer.

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