Ministry of Clouds

McLaren Vale Tempranillo Grenache

9.138 ratings
9.25 pro ratings
McLaren Vale, Fleurieu, South Australia, Australia
Tempranillo, Grenache
Lamb, Tomato-Based, Polenta, Hard Cheese, Pork, Beef, Pasta, Mushrooms, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Venison, Exotic Spices, Potato, Turkey, Beans & Peas, Herbs, Baking Spices, Pungent Cheese, Duck, Salami & Prosciutto, White Rice, Chili & Hot Spicy, Lasagna, Pizza, Barbecue, Mexican Cuisine, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Chocolate & Caramel, Veal, Nuts & Seeds, Asian Cuisine, Salads & Greens, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, Quinoa
Top Notes For
Scott C

Founder / Co-director SR Wine imports

9.2

Stunning , Ministry of clouds make amazing wines . strawberries , cherry , such soft silky tannins . So long ! Brilliant

Stunning , Ministry of clouds make amazing wines . strawberries , cherry , such soft silky tannins . So long ! Brilliant

Jun 5th, 2020
Benjamin Hickey

80% temp 20% Grenache. Rustic with a little plumpness from Grenache.

80% temp 20% Grenache. Rustic with a little plumpness from Grenache.

1 person found it helpfulFeb 9th, 2017
Brad Donaldson

Amazing light red blend, strawberry and fruit on the nose. Red berry and fruit on the palate amazing blend.

Amazing light red blend, strawberry and fruit on the nose. Red berry and fruit on the palate amazing blend.

1 person found it helpfulJun 24th, 2015
Caroline Tunnell-Jones

This goes alright. Actually, better than alright. Soft, silky, gently savoury herbs and spicy black fruit.

This goes alright. Actually, better than alright. Soft, silky, gently savoury herbs and spicy black fruit.

Jun 28th, 2014
Matthew Connolly

Body: light, 2/5
Tannins: low, 2/5
Acidity: mod 3/5
Intensity: low 2/5
Alcohol: low 2/5

Light but structured, succulent and a little (but not too) fruity

Body: light, 2/5
Tannins: low, 2/5
Acidity: mod 3/5
Intensity: low 2/5
Alcohol: low 2/5

Light but structured, succulent and a little (but not too) fruity

Aug 17th, 2019
Romain Stamm

Nel restaurant Amandine’s promotion

Nel restaurant Amandine’s promotion

Mar 10th, 2019
Trevor Chudleigh

Light and smooth and easy drinking - belies it's youthful vintage. Nice plum and cherries but not too fruity. 2016 vintage consumed July 2017.

Light and smooth and easy drinking - belies it's youthful vintage. Nice plum and cherries but not too fruity. 2016 vintage consumed July 2017.

Jul 25th, 2017
Thomas Lew

Sweet first notes, nice Aussie red.

Sweet first notes, nice Aussie red.

Jun 30th, 2017
Chris Morrison

Absolutely delicious !

Nothing more to say.

Absolutely delicious !

Nothing more to say.

May 11th, 2017
Jesse Foster-Stout

I agree with "herby" in an earlier review. This was surprisingly good.

I agree with "herby" in an earlier review. This was surprisingly good.

Dec 25th, 2016