The 2014 Brash Higgins ‘GR/M’ Grenache/Mataro Co-ferment was picked last week as one of South Australia’s most drinkable wines in the 2015/2016 season. The Adelaide Review Hot 100 event is a yearly wine show based in Adelaide that’s purpose is to find and celebrate the most drinkable wines in South Australia. Thousands of wines from all over South Australia are entered.
Go here for the full results and here for more info about this totally unique, annual wine event.
The 2014 Brash Higgins Grenache/Mataro is from fruit grown on a biodynamic farm in the Blewitt Springs subdivision of McLaren Vale. The fruit is picked on the same day, destemmed, then co-fermented, 70% Grenache and 30% Mataro, together for 4 weeks. The progressive blend is then pressed to neutral French oak for 9 months. No filtering or fining. $37
The Wine Advocate Editor in Chief Lisa Perotti-Brown says the 2014 Brash GR/M “has a beautiful nose of roses, lavender, red cherries and raspberries with accents of orange peel and earth. Medium to full-bodied, the soft, silky and elegant palate is harmonious and finishes long. 92 Points” erobertparker.com #220