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2019 KW Mammolo Sciaccarello

2019 Mammolo Sciaccarello

Light and bright red – aromatic, spicy and super acidic

Vineyard: Vivian Vineyard, Watervale

Planted: 1998

Soil type: Black and red clay on limestone

Picking date: March 1st, 2020

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: 2 weeks

Pressing: Free run and pressings combined

Settling: Settled off gross lees for 7 days

Aging vessel: 2000L Slavonian Oak Foudre for 6 months then steel for 2 months

Filtration: no

Fining: no

Alc: 13.2

pH: 3.37

TA: 6.2

SO2: 29 F / 51 T

Production: 250 dozen