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Julia Hill 2018 Shiraz Merlot - 12x750ml

$116.00

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Lot Description

  

PETER THOMPSON WINES

2018 LIGHT DRY RED


 

 

 

 

VARIETY

Shiraz 70%

Merlot 30%

 

DISTRICT

Coonawarra

 

HARVEST

 Mid March

 

FERMENTATION/MATURATION

Grapes were destemmed and lightly crushed together. They were given 3 days cold soak and allowed to naturally ferment slowly at quite a cool temperature for further 3 days.

They were then pressed off and only the very light pressings were added back before being fermented to dryness

 

BOTTLING DATE/PRODUCTION

June 2018

500 cases

 

BOTTLING ANALYSIS

Alcohol 13.4 %

pH 3.56

T.A. 6.9g/l

Sugar 3.0 g/l

 

TASTING NOTES

COLOUR - Medium crimson; very bright and eye catching

 

NOSE - Lifted fruity but not sweet more savoury almost meaty.

 

PALATE - Succulent and juicy shiraz. Dry savoury finish.

 

WINEMAKERS NOTES

Shiraz and merlot grapes treated as though we were making a Pinot Noir. By not having stalks there’s no green flavours just succulent red berry fruit.

Cool fermentation has given soft round tannins that respond kindly to the wine being served slightly chilled.

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OUR VINEYARDS

We have 4 Vineyards situated in the Coonawarra Wine Region, and 1 Vineyard in Kongorong near Mount Gambier. The grapes for Virtue and Julia Hill Wines reds are sourced from the Coonawarra Vineyards, and the Julia Hill and Silex range whites are from our Kongorong Vineyard.


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