Nero d’Avola Rose Petulent Natural “Ring O Rosie”

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Region                                  McLaren Vale (McLaren Flat Sub-region)

Varietal                                  100 % Nero d’Avola

Average Age of Vines         7 years

Surface Area                        0.21 ha

Soil                                         Deep sand over clay

Exposure                               North facing, 35m above sea level

Harvest                                  Hand Picked

Average Yields                     7 tons/ha

Vineyard                                Undergoing organic certification.

Sand Road McLaren Flat.

Viticulturalist                        Mark McCarthy

Average Production            50 dozen

Vinification                            Crush/destemmed. 24 hours  skin contact.

Open fermentation, basket pressed

Natural yeast.                       No additives.

Fermentation completed in bottle.

Acidity                                    7.1 g/l

Alcohol                                  12.2% v/v

Date of bottling                     May 2016

Winemakers                         Angela Townsend & Andy Coppard