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2022 KW Mammolo Sciacarello

2022 Mammolo Sciacarello

Light and bright red – aromatic, spicy and super acidic

Scored 18/20 by Matthew Jukes (Matthew Jukes). Read the review.

Scored 94 Points by Mike Bennie (The Wine Front). Read the review.

Vineyard: Vivian Vineyard, Watervale

Farming: Organic

Planted: 1998

Soil type: Black and red clay on limestone

Picking date: March 16, 2022

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: 2 weeks

Pressing: Free run and pressings combined

Settling: Settled off gross lees for 7 days 

Aging vessel: Slavonian oak 2000L foudre for 9 months then racked to steel for 2 months

Bottled: January 2023

Filtration: no

Fining: no

Alc: 13.3

pH: 3.17

TA: 7.2

SO2: 16 free / 40 total

Production: 375 dozen