Estate Field Blend
REGION: Springfarm / Clare
VINEYARD: Adelina Block 1
GROWER: Jennie Gardner, Michael Maloney & Colin McBryde
VINE AGE: 45 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.
Hand-picked, fruit is detemmed and mildly crushed, fermentation and maceration for 11 days before being pressed to neutral French oak. Maturation time 9 months in 700l oak before bottling.
pH 3.46 | 6.06 g/l TA | NEG g/l RS | 12.7%