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2017 St Johns Malbec

2017 St Johns Malbec


It’s rare and very good!  Only 3 barrels made showing lifted floral, dark fruits, integrated spicy oak and a long mouth feel.

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A very different vintage yet again.  A dry warm Spring and Summer meant it was tracking early but a tropical rain event in February which saw 80 mm across the region pushed back harvest dates slightly.  The reds appreciated this rainfall.  The slower than usual ripening allowed for better flavour development.  This allowed for the 2017 Malbec to slowly develop its quintessential black fruit characters and rich flavours.  At harvest it was clear the Malbec was in very good condition and there was the potential to craft a wine from this variety alone.

The three barrels showing lifted floral, dark fruits, integrated spicy oak and a long mouth feel were selected.

It’s rare and very good! Enjoy with any mature cheese or a prime cut of red meat cooked to your liking.



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The Cellar Door VIP Club is specifically for those of you who appreciate our St Johns and The Bartondale wines and are likely to be purchasing on a semi regular basis. Unlike most wine clubs you get to choose what wines you want. You are obliged to purchase three cases (total of 36 bottles) of the St Johns and/or The Bartondale wines every 12 months. As a VIP member you will receive a 30% discount on the St Johns wines and a 20% discount on The Bartondale wines. You will also benefit from a discount on our Estate Range and Silverleaf wines should you wish to add these to your order.