2020 RedHeads MC1R Blonde

16.25 13.43
Type of Wine White
Country Australia
Region Barossa
Winery Redheads Studio
Year 2020
Grape Chardonnay Roussane Viognier
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (12.5%)
Drink window 2021 - 2024
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The winery Redheads has launched 2 new wines. The MC1R Blonde and the MC1R Rouge. MC1R is the gene that determines which hair color you get. The Redheads MC1R Blonde is made from a large portion of Chardonnay, supplemented with Viognier and some Roussanne. The grapes for the MC1R Blonde come from the Adelaide Hills and are picked by hand. The wine is fermented in French oak barrels with wild yeasts with regular batonnage (the stirring of the yeast cells) to make the wine softer and rounder. The wine is then aged for six months in oak barrels, both new and used.

In the glass, the MC1R Blonde is yellow gold. The wine is fruity, with notes of apricot, with spicy and floral notes, peach and hint of citrus and a subtle creaminess. A delicious round full-bodied wine and one is an excellent wine with a Thai fish curry.

FACT: The wines of RedHeads were the official house wines in 2019 during the RedHead Days in Tilburg. RedHead Days is the largest international festival for redheads and fans. 25,000 visitors from the Netherlands and far beyond the national border came to the festival. Visitors could taste the wines of RedHeads and attend a masterclass.

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Type of Wine White
Country Australia
Region Barossa
Winery Redheads Studio
Grape Chardonnay, Roussane, Viognier
Biological certified No
Vegan No
Year 2020
Drinking as of 2021
Drinking till 2024
Alcohol % 12.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Tasting Profiles Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Rich, Round, Full, White fruit
Drink moments Barbecue, Cadeau!, Lekker luxe, Met vrienden, Open haard, Romantisch
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