Tasting-Notes-2016-Vinyl.pdfVineyard Region: McLaren Vale
Sub Regions: Willunga Hills and Seaview
Average Age of Vines 20 years+ Shiraz
50 years+ Grenache
Soil Silty loam over limestone
Exposure North facing, 50m above sea level
Harvest Machine Harvested Shiraz
Average Yields 7 tons/ha
Average Production 500 dozen
Vinification Crush/destemmed, static and open fermented.
14 days skin contact. Indigenous yeast.
No added fining agents.
Acidity 6.1 g/l
Alcohol 14.2% v/v
Date of bottling June 2016
Nose: Dried spice, hint of dried Thyme. Lifted blackberry and mulberry.
Palate: Medium body, mid-pallet weight from the Shiraz , with the Grenache adding lift and vibrancy.
Blackberry, cherries and dark chocolate.
Fresh and vibrant wine.