Sutherland Lisa Grenache 2017
An assembly of roses and ripe raspberries welcomes you in the glass with subtle cinnamon and nutmeg notes. Fine ripe tannins leads to an elegant acidity that creates a reserved, linear wine.
A true soulmate to Melanzana Parmigiana.
|Varietal||Grenache clone - Gr136|
|Root stock||Mgt 101-14|
|Age of vines||Planted 2006|
|Plant density||2150 vines per ha|
|Trellising||7 wire Perold system, with movable foliage wires.|
|Vintage||Cool summer days with very little rain, resulting in ideal growing conditions for grapes.|
|Picking date||07 March - 09 March 2017|
|Grape sugar||25.5 °B|
|pH at harvest||3.4|
|Yeasts||Natural occurring yeast|
|Fermentation temp||24 °C|
|Method||Large percentage whole berry ferment to get primary fruit. Aerated pump over in the morning and non-aerated pumped over in the afternoon because we want to get dry fine tannin extraction. To obtain the correct oak and tannin ratio the free run is taken into older barrels for 17 months.|
|Residual sugar||2.1 g/l|
|Total acidity||6.4 g/l|
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