Vinyl Shiraz 2016

Tasting-Notes-2016-Vinyl.pdf1Vineyard Region: McLaren Vale

Sub Regions: Willunga Hills and Seaview

Varietal

90% Shiraz
10% Grenache
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
Handpicked Grenache
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.

pH 3.57
Acidity 6.1 g/l
Alcohol 14.2% v/v
Date of bottling June 2016

Tasting Notes

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.