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2023 KW Pigato Vermentino

2023 Pigato Vermentino


Vermentino on skins - peach, iced tea and super refreshing

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

Scored 92 Points by Erin Larkin (The Wine Advocate). Read the review.

Vineyard: Gullyview Vineyard, Watervale

Planted: 2007

Soil type: Terra Rossa, red clay on limestone

Picking date: March 18 & 21, 2023

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: 10.1%

pH: 3.25

TA: 6.9

SO2: 25 free / 50 total

Production: 1380 dozen

2023 Pigato Vermentino