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2021 KW Pigato Vermentino

2021 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 17 and 19, 2021

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: 10.7%

pH: 3.17

TA: 6.0

SO2: 17 free / 41 total

Production: 1385 dozen

2021 Pigato Vermentino