Grape Variety 100% Sangiovese
Appellation King Valley
Alcohol Degree 13.8%
Soil Clay and granite
Vinification Destemmed, fermented in stainless steel fermenters with a cultured yeast strain at 22-25°C for 10-14 days. Pressed to barrels for malolactic fermentation. No fining and sterile filtration prior to bottling.
Ageing/Maturation 12 months in French barriques
Cellar Potential 5 years
Service Serve at 16°C
Size of the Vineyard 5 acres
Eddie McDougall Sangiovese 2015
Aromas: Sour cherries, baked cloves, vanilla and tea. Palate: Velvet-like tannins, plush fruit presence driven by a plummy richness. An unwinding palate of concentrated flavours and textures driven by a crisp acidity profile.
A wonderful example of the classic Italian grape varietal being cultivated in Australia's high country. The fruit for this wine is sourced from a boutique grape grower who's located in the King Valley's sub-region of Chestunt. The vines are planted to the clones M6 and M7 which are recognised for aromatic complexity and supple tannins.