Grenache “Gomas”

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Region                                  McLaren Vale (Seaview  Sub-region)

Varietal                                  100 % Grenache

Average Age of Vines         45 years

Surface Area                        0.28 ha

Soil                                         Sandy Loam over limestone

Exposure                               North facing, 80m above sea level

Harvest                                  Hand Picked

Average Yields                     6 tons/ha

Vineyard                                Undergoing organic certification.

Corner Kays And Olivers Road

“The Old Piggery” block

Viticulturalist                                     Jim Zarella

Average Production            200 dozen

Vinification                            Crush/destemmed. 28 days  skin contact.

Open fermentation, basket pressed. Natural yeast, no added acid, tannin or fining agents.

9 months in old French 0ak.

Acidity                                    5.9 g/l

Alcohol                                  14.4% v/v

Date of bottling                     February 2016