Koerner La Korse Sangiovese Blend 2019

Regular price $39.00

Tax included.

Varieties: 35% Sangiovese, 34% Grenache, 17% Malbec, 9% Sciacarello & 5% Carignan

Vineyard: Vivian, Gullyview & Parish Vineyards, Watervale

Planted: 1998, 1935, 1998, 1998 & 1985 respectively

Soil type: Terra Rossa, red clay on limestone

Picking date: February 19, 21, 27 and March 2, 2019

Picking method: Hand harvested and sorted in vineyard

Processing: Destem retaining ~ 50% whole berries, no whole bunch

Fermentation: Natural ferment in open top steel fermenters, hand plunged twice daily

Time on skins: 2 weeks

Pressing: free run and pressings combined

Settling: Settled off gross lees for 7 days

Aging vessel: Ceramic amphora for 2 months, then racked to steel for 5 months

Filtration: No

Fining: No

NB: Alcohol must be ordered with food, there are currently government quantity restrictions in place and ID will be requested upon delivery.