Ministry of Clouds Tempranillo Grenache 2022. What do you get when you mix the flair and panache of Spain, with the elegance and sophistication of France? Why you get this Tempranillo Grenache blend from McLaren Vale in Australia, which is different, in a very good way. Wineries are normally created by youngish winemakers wanting to stamp their own identity on the grapes, or by wealthy couples looking for their own tree or grape change. Ministry of Clouds is neither. Rather it is a husband and wife team with a wealth of experience in corporate wine sales and marketing. They reached the height of large corporate wineries, only to leave this stability and predictability to create their own winery.
Based in McLaren Vale, they also source fruit from as far away as Tasmania and the Clare Valley, always working with the best winemakers of the region. Formed in 2012, they have become the darling of sommeliers and wine critics alike.
Ministry of Clouds Tempranillo Grenache 2022. This is a seriously good wine with intensity and harmony. It combines the bright notes of dry grown Tempranillo, with the perfume and succulence of old vine Grenache; medium bodied and deliciously moreish