REGION: Springfarm / Clare
VINEYARD: Adelina Block 1
GROWERS: Jennie Gardner & Col McBryde
VINE AGE: 46 years
SOIL PROFILE: lean shallow grey sand on a sandstone base
FARMING: ACO certified organic
Originally planted in 1976 to Cabernet, grafted across in 2015 to a randomised block of Shiraz, Grenache, Mataro, Ugni blanc, Roussanne and Carignan. A true representation of a field blend.
Hand-picked, fruit is destemmed and mildly crushed, fermentation and maceration for 7 days before being pressed to neutral French oak. Maturation time 8 months in 700l oak before bottling.
pH 3.38 | 6.41 g/l TA | NEG g/l RS | 12.5%