Tasting notes: This wine is a co-fermentation of Syrah and Viognier. It has aromas of violets, peppercorns, prosciutto and blackberries. It spent 11 months in predominately older French barriques allowing the spicey, high toned and savoury qualities to shine.
Vineyard: Dual Vineyard Growing Regime: No systemic fungicides/herbicides/pesticides. Varieties: 90% Syrah 10% Viognier Harvesting: Hand harvested at 23.5 Brix Pressing: Light basket pressed Fermentation: 10 days natural co-fermentation (Syrah and Viognier) in 900kg batches Malolactic Fermentation: Yes Maturation: French Oak barriques for 11 months Cold Stabilised: No Acidification: No Chaptalisation: No Lees Stirring: No Sulfur Dioxide: Less than 75pmm Total S02 Vegan Friendly: Yes Alcohol: 13.5% pH: 3.95 T.A: 6.2 g/L Residual Sugar: 1.5 g/L