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2019 Clare Valley Cabernet Malbec

2019 Clare Valley Cabernet Malbec

Varietal: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon and 35% Malbec

Vineyard: Vivian and Parish Vineyards, Watervale

Planted: 1998 & 1999

Soil type: Red clay on limestone

Picking date: March 2 and 9 March, 2019

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 oak Foudre for 12 months, then racked to stainless for 3 months

Filtration: None

Fining: None

Alc: 12.5%

pH: 3.56

TA: 6.8

SO2: 26F, 61T

Production: 330 dozen

2019 Clare Valley Cabernet Malbec

$25.00
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