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2018 Brothers Koerner Clare Valley Cabernet Malbec

2018 Clare Valley Cabernet Malbec

Varietal: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Malbec

Vineyard: Vivian and Bass Hill, Clare Valley

Planted: 1930

Soil type: Red clay on limestone

Picking date: March 2 and 9 March, 2018

Picking method: Hand harvested and sorted in vineyard

Processing: 100% destemmed, retaining around 50% whole berry with no whole bunch

Fermentation: Open ferment for 2 weeks, hand plunged twice daily

Pressing: Free run and pressings combined

Settling: Settled off gross lees for 7 days

Aging vessel: Slavonian Foudre and old French oak for 12 months, then racked to stainless for 3 months

Filtration: None

Fining: None

Alc: 13.1%

pH: 3.75

TA: 6.3

SO2: 30F, 60T

Production: 480 dozen

2018 Clare Valley Cabernet Malbec

$25.00
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