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2019 KW Rolle Vermentino

2019 Rolle Vermentino

Pure Vermentino – stone fruits, salinity & drive

Vineyard: Gullyview Vineyard, Watervale

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

Processing: Crush and destemmed

Skin contact: 18 hours in press

Pressing: Free run only, minimal press rotations

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

Fermentation: Natural ferment in Slavonian oak Demi-muid

Aging vessel: Slavonian oak Demi-muid for 8 months on full solids, then stainless steel on fine lees for 3 months

Filtration: no

Fining: no

Alc: 12.6

pH: 3.34

TA: 5.5

SO2: 29F / 53T

Production: 65 dozen