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Cape Barren Native Goose GSM 2017

$23.07
Region:
McLaren Vale,SA
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Wine and Winery Information

Cape Barren Native Goose GSM 2017

Colour: Bright light crimson hue
Aroma: Fragrant bouquet of raspberry bonbon, wild cherries, and attractive hints of anise and dried herbs. The use of whole bunch fermented Grenache adds an overlay of fresh vitality.
Palate: Supple and juicy, the palate is a heady mix of plum and cherry liqueur producing a medium bodied wine in the fresh red spectrum seamlessly couched in a savoury crosscurrent of fine tannins. The result is excellent flavour intensity of great length and purity
Varietal Composition: 60% Grenache, 20% Shiraz and 20% Mourvedre
Region: McLaren Vale
Sub-regions: Blewitt Springs, McLaren Vale
Vine Age: 45-60 years

WINEMAKING
Process: The 3 components were hand harvested and fermented separately in upright static 10t fermenters. 20% of the Grenache was whole bunch fermented and matured separately. The standard fermentations proceeded at about 20-24°C for 8 days, with juice being pumped over the skins twice daily. When most of the sugar had been converted, the wine was pressed, and pressings were added back to the free-run juice. The wine was then filled to a mix of French and American oak Hogsheads for maturation for only 6 months.

Winemaker: Rob Dundon
Oak Type: French 87%,
American: 13%
Alcohol: 14.7%
Age of oak: 1-2
years old: 22%, 3-5 years old 78%
Residual: Sugar 2.4g/L
Time in Oak: 6 months Total Acidity 6.0g/L
Cellaring: 5-8
years: pH 3.49
Bottling Date: 16 March 2018

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