Kalleske `Old Vine` Grenache 2010 (6 x 750mL), Barossa, SA.

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Kalleske Old Vine Grenache is made from a low yielding, single vineyard planted in 1935 on our Kalleske estate. Situated on the outskirts of Greenock in the North-Western Barossa Valley, the Kalleske’s have been farming this property for over 150 years and the vineyard is now tended by sixth and seventh generation family members. Following picking these dry-grown Grenache grapes were fermented in open fermenters and then gently pressed in our estate winery. The wine was matured in seasoned oak hogsheads for eighteen months giving a complex Grenache wine, which will benefit from cellaring.

This wine is 100% Organic / Biodynamic as certified by Australian Certified Organic.

SA - Barossa
South Australia

Expert Reviews

“Grown on a single grenache vineyard that was planted in 1935. Bush vines. Organically / biodynamically farmed. Remarkably peppery. Black pepper. Violets and sweet, musky fruit too. Alive, vibrant, buoyant. Perfume leaps from the glass – aniseed, smoke, meat and pepper – and the palate delivers as the nose promises. Nutty aftertaste. Fine line of spicy tannin rippling throughout. Most enjoyable Kalleske grenache in years – and perhaps ever”. Rating 93+ Drink: 2013 – 2020 Campbell Mattinson, the Wine Front, November14th 2012

Winery Tasting Notes


Old Vine Grenache 2011 is medium red in colour.


The nose is very lifted with aromatics of red fruits, raspberry, white pepper spice, perfume, black tea, herbs and musk.


The medium-bodied palate is flavoursome with dark cherry, crushed raspberry and rhubarb. The natural tannins are chalky but fine and integrated adding a balanced structure to the wine. Maturation in seasoned barrels has added a savoury complexity. A very long finish of fruit purity completes this stylish wine. This distinguished Grenache drinks well now but is ideally suited for serious cellaring.

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Winery Profile

In South Australia's Barossa Valley, the Kalleske family have been farming and growing grapes since 1853 near the village of Greenock. They are one of the regions leading grape-growing families consistently growing some of the Barossa's best quality grapes. After six generations of growing grapes, winemaker and seventh generation family member, Troy Kalleske, together with his brother Tony, established the Kalleske winery and made the first ‘Kalleske’ wine. The winery is situated on the family estate where traditional winemaking techniques ensure the vineyard realises its full potential as wine.

The vineyard is managed by Troy's and Tony’s parents, John and Lorraine, and brother, Kym. John has over forty years experience tending the vineyard.The 120 acre vineyard is planted to Shiraz, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Semillon, Chenin Blanc, Mataro, Petit Verdot, Durif, Viognier, Tempranillo and Zinfandel. Vines vary in age with the oldest remaining vineyard dating back to 1875 and an overall average vine age of about 50 years. The vineyard is low yielding with grapes grown organically and biodynamically and the winery is also certified biodynamic/organic.

The Kalleske family are active practitioners of sustainable farming. They are caretakers of the land and not only want to maintain the environment but improve it for future generations.All Kalleske wines are estate grown and vinified with minimalist winemaking techniques used to fully capture the essence of the vineyard allowing genuine hand made estate wines to be produced. The range is a diverse mix of wines that showcases the splendid Kalleske grapes.

Since the first wine release in 2004, Kalleske has rapidly gained a reputation for producing top-quality hand crafted wines. Kalleske are committed to continue making genuine estate grown wines of individuality and of vineyard and winemaking excellence.

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