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2022 LW Adelaide Hills Gamay

2022 Adelaide Hills Gamay

Refined Gamay – light & bright 

Scored 93 Points by Mike Bennie (The Wine Front). Read the review.

Vineyard: Deanery Vineyard, Balhannah

Planted: 2004

Soil type: Sandy loam on sandstone & ironstone

Picking date: March 17, 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: 10 days

Pressing: Free run and pressings combined

Settling: Settled off gross lees for 7 days

Aging vessel: Slovonian oak Demi Muid for 10 months, then stainless steel for 6 months

Filtration: Crossflow

Fining: No

Alc: 12.5%

pH: 3.12

TA: 8.7

SO2: 30F, 60T

Production: 85 dozen

2022 Adelaide Hills Gamay