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Municipal Wines Shiraz

   



2015 No Intervention Home Vineyard Cabernets


The vines in this vineyard are dry grown, were cared for but not pruned and have not been sprayed at all for over three years. The wines are also bottled unfined and unfiltered.



Tasting Notes

Colour:
Bright, medium plus intensity, red-purple.
Aroma:
Very Complex, medium plus intensity, bramble berries, black current, violets, truffle, clove, brooding spice, hawthorn, a floral note from the Petit Verdot and an underlying minerality.
Palate:
Generous, full bodied yet high in acid with grainy muscular tannins, medium plus intensity and great structure and acid drive. Flavour profile includes black berries, rhubarb, hints of vanilla and spice with a long and persistent finish.

Wine Profile

Region:
Strathbogie Ranges
Vineyard:
Home
Vintage:
2015
Variety:
50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Petite Verdot
Production:
62 Cases
Harvested:
8/3/15 and 14/3/16
pH:
3.29
T/A:
6.75
Alcohol:
12.5%
Fermentation:
The varieties were fermented separately with 8 day ferments between 22 and 27 degrees, punchdowns twice daily to avoid over extraction and create a perfumed elegant wine. Concurrent Malolactic fermentation was conducted.
Maturation:
The Petite Verdot was aged for 16 months in a second use French Radoux hogsheads (300L) to provide subtle oak characters without overwhelming the fruit and the Cabernet Sauvignon in a 1st use Hungarian Radoux hogshead to provide a great structure and weight to the wine.



Home Vineyard Profile

Area of Planting: 0.2 Ha
Row Orientation: North / South
Trellis System: Single Wire
Pruning: Unpruned
Average Vine Age: 15 years
Yield: 2.3T/Ha
Climate: Continental climate, warm days followed by very cool nights.
MJT: 20.7
Growing Season Rainfall: 320mm-380mm
Soil: Loam over sand
Altitude: 200 Meters.
 



Municipal Wines Shiraz

 


 

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