Sons of Eden Kennedy Barossa Valley GSM 2017

Our Price: $22.99 / bottle
(RRP $30.00)

Case: 6 bottles

The KENNEDY is a classic blend of old vine Barossa Valley Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvedre varieties.Named as a tribute to the legendary Barossa Vigneron’s who pioneered the planting of the old treasured vineyards, which the Barossa enjoys today. The Grenache fruit is the ‘soul’ of this blend and is from an exceptionally low yielding 50+ year-old Light Pass Vineyard. Originally planted by the Kennedy Family, with ownership eventually being passed onto the charismatic Leo ‘Joe’ KENNEDY who nurtured the vines for many years, selling his prized fruit to local winemakers.


  • Wine Description
    Deep crimson in colour this wine is bursting with ripe cherry, blackcurrants and complex five-spice aromas. The palate is an intriguing blend of red-fruit flavours and savoury undertones supported by a rounded and fleshy mid palate. The wine finishes with excellent length and freshness which ensures optimum drinking upon release but will mature well for the medium term.

    Winemaking
    All 3 varieties were hand harvested and fermented separately. To aid colour, tannin and flavour extraction the parcels were fermented warm, with temperatures reaching near 30oC. The Grenache and Mourvedre parcels were macerated on skins for 10-20 days before being pressed straight to seasoned oak hogsheads and puncheons for maturation. These parcels were then barrel maturated for 16 months without racking on full press solids, then naturally clarified, blended and bottled.

    Region: Barossa Valley
    Variety: Grenache 48%, Shiraz 32%, Mourvedre 20%
    Alcohol: 14.5%

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    08/03/2019
    Marj T.
    Australia Australia
    Great recommendation

    Very easy to drink, not too heavy, not too light. Versatile and velvety- thank you

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    05/06/2019
    Phillip S.
    Australia
    GSM Review

    I have found the wine to be very good tasting, easy to drink and very good value. Since first trying it, I have re-ordered several times and will continue to do so. Several friends have tried the wine and are very keen on it.