Dry Red | Frederick Stevenson

The Barossa isn’t known for producing light and bright crunchy reds, but Steve Crawford at Frederick Stevenson is proving an exception to the rule. The “Piñata” Dry Red is a dangerously easy drinking, fragrant, lunch friendly vin de soif.

 

Region:

South Australia

Appellation:

Barossa

Variety / Blend:

Mourvedre: 40% Cinsault: 30% Syrah: 25% Grenache:

Climate:

Warm Continental

Soils:

Sandy top soil over clay

Farming:

Sustainable, some certified Biodynamic

Altitude:

280-350m

Fermentation:

Whole bunch, with natural yeast in concrete

Ageing:

Old oak