Hewitson Old Garden Vineyard 2017

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Black cherry, chocolate, mocha, orange and spice; fully integrated tannins

ABV

14%

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Description

                                           

                                                                                               (Source: Dean Hewitson Youtube) 

TASTING NOTE

SENSORY
Colour: Medium red with a crimson hue.
Aroma: Lifted forest berry, black cherry and orange peel
Palate: Black cherry, chocolate, mocha, orange and spice; fully integrated tannins

ANALYSIS

pH: 3.61

Alc: 14.0%
Acid: 6.1g/L

Sugar: 0.2g/L

AGEING

22 months new French oak barriques (Remond: Allies, Troancais and Betranges forests)

VINEYARD 

The Old Garden Vineyard planted 1853, the oldest Mourvedre vines on Earth

ALTITUDE 

210m

SOIL 

2 metres of sand over limestone; an ancient lake bed

VINE AGE 

Every vine is the original 1853 planting; 165 years

PLANTING SYSTEM 

Old low trellis system

VINE DENSITY

2,000 per Ha

FARMING 

Dry-land, unirrigated, rye grass between rows,hand pruned

YIELD 

3.1 tonnes/Ha. 2.3HL/Ha

VINIFICATION 

43% whole bunch. In vat for 28 days

 

 

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Type

750ml

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