Trevor Jones Boots Grenache 2002, Australia

Here is a nicely aged Australian Grenache for #AgedWineTuesday.

Ruby in color with a wide reddish rim and medium intensity.

Great nose of blueberries, cherries, licorice, citrus, cedar, leather, light vanilla, tobacco, chocolates and black pepper.

Medium plus in body with medium acidity and nice long legs.

Dry on the palate with blackberries, black currants, plums, light vegetables, earth, cedar, vanilla, leather, spices, dark coffee, dark chocolates and black pepper.

Long finish with fine grained tannins and tangy raspberries.

This is a great surprise. I did not see that coming. This Australian Grenache tastes like an aged Napa Cabernet Sauvignon. Great Complexity with a nice mouthfeel.

Good by itself or with food. Good right out of the bottle and better after 30 minutes of airtime.

This 18 year old is soft, smooth and elegant. Tasty and interesting.

I paired it with lamb chops and heavy appetizers.

15% alcohol by volume.

92 points.

2 thoughts on “Trevor Jones Boots Grenache 2002, Australia

  1. Excellent notes as always. I’ve been lucky enough to try/drink a few aged Australian Grenache wines here in Tasmania. An under-rated wine when it comes to the ability to age. Mind you, I’ve not tried any from this producer. Cheers!


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