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2019 BK Clare Valley Vermentino

2019 Clare Valley Vermentino

Vineyard: Gullyview Vineyard, Watervale

Blocks: G2 Planted: 2007

Soil type: Terra Rossa, red clay on limestone

Picking date: February 19 and 21, 2019

Picking method: Hand harvested and sorted in vineyard

Time on skins: 18 hours

Processing: Crush and destemmed

Pressing: Only take free run juice

Cooling / settling: Cold settled off dirt and heavy solids for 24 hours

Ferment vessel: 2000L Slavonian oak Foudre for 3 weeks

Aging vessel: 2000L Slavonian oak Foudre for 6 months on full lees, then stainless steel for 6 weeks on fine lees

Filtration: Sterile

Fining: No

Alc: 11.8%

pH: 3.22

TA: 5.4

SO2: 30F, 64T

Production: 200 dozen