Syrah 2015

Crafted from a premium selected vineyard parcel in the Valley of Maule. A true expression of cool-climate terroir with a breathtaking intensity and richness. Blueberry and black pepper aromas with a floral background of great complexity. Soft and firm tannins, very juicy with a long finish.

Alcohol 13.5% vol Sugar 2.04 g/l
TA 5.3 g/l pH 3/62

Soil types: Granite with high quartz and iron percentage
Vineyard area: Maule valley on Mingre Estate
Yield per hectare: 7 t/ha
Trellised: Perold system
Irrigation: Dry Land
Harvest date: 25 March 2015
Degree balling at harvest: Early morning hand harvested at 23.8ºB
Vinification: Cold maceration for 4 days at 10ºC. Aerated pump overs during fermentation. 14 days extended skin maturation. Fermentation: With selected yeast strain. Aged for 12 months in new French oak.
Optimum drinking time: 6 - 8 years after release

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