Bright purples in this fresh little number, lots of blueberry and touch of slightly green strawberry notes, soft tannin profile with a juicy, clean palate, the lighter alcohol of 12.5 keeps it fresh and zesty!
Carignan (100%) from the Northern Barossa, the ferment took about 16 days to finish and was 50% whole bunch fermented in open stainless-steel tanks with no punch downs, treated like a carbonic fermentation, pressed to a 80-year-old 1,900L Italian made Wooden Foudre for 15 months, after the elevage in oak it was racked clean from lees and then bottled. A small amount of sulfur just before bottling. The block of Carignan is grown in Ebenezer in the Northern Barossa.
Style: Light bodied, dry red wine.
Vineyard: Barossa Valley, SA
Best with: Wild olives, fennel salami and crusty bread
Drink: Now or hold onto it for a few years.
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