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2020 KW The Clare Red Wine

2020 The Clare Red Wine

*Pre-ordered wine will be shipped on 15 February, 2021.*

Bordeaux varieties made in a Loire style - vibrant, bright fruits & soft tannins

Varieties: 51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc, 12% Malbec, 12% Grenache, 9% Carignan & 1% Sciacarello

Vineyard: Vivian, Parish & Gullyview Vineyards

Planted: 1998 & 1930

Soil type: Red clay on limestone, 'Terra Rossa'

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: 2 weeks

Pressing: Free run and pressings combined

Settling: Settled off gross lees for 7 days

Aging vessel: Slavonian foudre for 9 months, then racked to steel for 3 months

Filtration: No

Fining: No

Alc: 12.8%

pH: 3.62

TA: 5.1

SO2: 30F, 51T

Production: 660 dozen

2020 The Clare Red Wine

$35.00
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