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2019 BK Clare Valley Grenache

2019 Clare Valley Grenache

Super light, savoury and spicy but still with beautiful plush Grenache weight

Vineyard: Gullyview Vineyard, Watervale

Planted: 1930

Soil type: Red clay on limestone

Picking date: February 23 & March 2, 2019

Picking method: Hand harvested and sorted in vineyard

Processing: Destemmed retaining 50% whole berries with no whole bunch

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

Time on skins: 10 days

Pressing: Free run and pressings combined

Settling: Settled off gross lees for 7 days

Aging vessel: Ceramic amphora and 2000L Slavonian oak Foudre for 3 months, then stainless steel for 7 months

Filtration: Sterile

Fining: No





Production: 450 dozen