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2021 KW Cannonau Grenache

2021 Cannonau Grenache

Old Vine Grenache - bright, spicy with graphite like structure

Scored 94 Points by Campbell Mattison (Halliday) Read the review. 

Vineyard: Gullyview Vineyard, Watervale

Planted: 1935

Soil type: Terra Rossa, red clay on limestone

Picking date: February 18 & 27, 2021

Picking method: Hand harvested and sorted in vineyard 

Processing: Destem retaining ~ 50% whole berries, no whole bunch

Fermentation: Natural ferment in open top steel fermenters, hand plunged twice daily

Time on skins: 2 weeks

Pressing: Free run and pressings combined

Settling: Settled off gross lees for 7 days

Aging vessel: 2000L Slavonian oak foudre for 12 months then racked to steel for 3 months

Filtration: No

Fining: No

Alc: 13.0%

pH: 3.43

TA: 6.3

SO2: 25F, 55T

Production: 215 dozen