2019 “Half Acre” Magnum

$210.00

Picked 28th March 2019

Blackberry and Damson plum, vanilla spice and fresh Shiitake aromas. Elegant fine tannins and gentle acidity, however no loss in overall intensity.

Name Range Discount
5 dollar discount after 12 bottles 12 - 99 $4.55
SKU: 2019HAP - Magnum Category:

Viticulture

Sub-region: Red Hill.

  • Site: 1.5 Acres. Northerly aspect.
  • Clones: MV6, 114, 115, G5V12, 777
  • Soil: Heavy dark brown clay over basalt
  • Elevation: 240m
  • Trellising: Modified Scott-Henry
  • Pruning: Spur
  • Cropping: 1.8tonne/Acre
  • Farming: Conventional

Winemaking

Alc 14%, pH. 3.48, T.A. 5.9g/L – Picked 28th March 2019

  • 100% Destemmed, berries kept whole.
  • Fermentation in 2-tonne open top fermenter.
  • 3-4 days ambient soak, with daily pump-overs, before native yeast fermentation.
  • Hand plunged 3 times per day during primary ferment.
  • Basket pressed after 21 days skin contact
  • 18 months elevage in 40% new oak.
  • Coopers Sirugue and Saint Martin.
  • Racked off lees at 12months and returned to barrel.
  • Sulfered post MLF. No finings or filtering used.

Tasting Notes

Alc 14%, pH. 3.48, T.A. 5.9g/L – Picked 28th March 2019

Blackberry and Damson plum, vanilla spice and fresh Shiitake aromas.
Elegant fine tannins and gentle acidity, however no loss in overall intensity.