Thistledown 2016 The Vagabond Old Vines Grenache (McLaren Vale)

This wine starts a little bombastically, with ripe, borderline candied fruit. But give it time in glass and it will keep changing for the better, getting prettier and more ethereal. It's dominated by raspberry compote and rhubarb aromas but then orange peel and violet notes emerge along with something savory, herbal and almost smokey. The palate is light to medium-bodied and those tart orange citrus characters really stand out here, backed by tight-grained yet satiny tannins and a herbal tonic finish. Christina Pickard

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    Wine Dogs Imports LLC
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