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2020 KW Pigato Vermentino

2020 Pigato Vermentino

Vermentino on skins - peach, iced tea and super refreshing

Vineyard: Gullyview Vineyard, Watervale

Planted: 2007

Soil type: Terra Rossa, red clay on limestone

Picking date: February 22 and 23, 2020

Picking method: Hand harvested and sorted in vineyard

Processing: Destem retaining ~ 50% whole berries. No whole bunch

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

Time on skins: 20 days

Pressing: Free run and pressings combined

Settling: Settled off gross lees for 7 days

Aging vessel: Steel for 7 months

Filtration: No

Fining: No

Alc: 10.9%

pH: 3.32

TA: 5.9

SO2: 25F, 50T

Production: 990 dozen