Beneath the Kite 2016 Malbec

Beneath the Kite 2016 MalbecInspired by local novel “Crush” by Vicki Messenger

New small project hand-crafted by Mark Messenger – Locally renowned winemaker at Juniper Estate 20 vintages.

100% Malbec. 1 -15 year old vines from Kelly’s vineyard just north of Driftwood. Open barrel, wild yeast, 10% whole bunch. Barrel aged in 20% new French oak for 15 months, lightly filtered and unfined.

Winter’s rich juicy flavours …spicy plum, aniseed, chocolate and dense fine grained tannins. (unfined/vegan).

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Crush Malbec Photo Daniela Tommasi

About “Crush” :

Life for Madison Anderson is red and white.

Her swirling ambition of a stellar winemaking career leads to the charming vineyards of Margaret River.

Maddie is poised, catching and spinning the changes on her fingertips like a pro until one manic morning at the winery threatens to crush her spirit and her dreams.

Maddie’s world is colouring-up and in her reach for the stars she’s discovering—the Southern Cross is beautiful, but life beneath the kite is pretty bloody amazing.


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