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2021 KW Classico Red Wine

2021 Classico Red Wine

A classic Clare Valley Red Wine – dark fruits, velvet, amazing length

Varieties: 98% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Sciacarello

Vineyard: Parish, Vivian & Gullyview Vineyard 

Planted: 1998, 2010 & 1945

Picking dates: 20, 23 & 26 February & 21 March

Soil type: Red clay on limestone

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: 3 weeks

Pressing: Free run and pressings combined

Settling: Settled off gross lees for 7 days

Aging vessel: French Demi-muid for 10 months, then racked to steel for 2 months

Filtration: no

Fining: no

Alc: 13.4%

pH: 3.52

TA: 5.9

SO2: 13F, 30T

Production: 260 dozen

2021 Classico Red Wine