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2020 BK Adelaide Hills Shiraz

2020 Adelaide Hills Shiraz

Medium bodied Shiraz- spice and bright red fruit

Vineyard: Deanery Vineyard, Balhannah, Adelaide Hills

Planted: 1998

Soil type: Sandy loam on clay

Picking date: March 22, 2020

Picking method: Machine harvested with selective on board destemming machine

Processing: 100% destemmed retaining whole berries

Fermentation: Open top fermented, plunged twice daily, 2 weeks on skins

Pressing: Free run and pressings combined

Settling: Settled off gross lees for 7 days

Aging vessel: 2000 litre Slavonian Oak foudre for 10 months, stainless steel for 6 months

Filtration: None

Fining: None

Alc: 13.9%

pH: 3.81

TA: 5.4

SO2: 30F, 60T

Production: 105 dozen