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2010 Syrah

Syrah
Dates harvested:26-30 April 2010
Harvested by hand with rigorous selection
Sugar level (Brix):22.0-23.5
Alcohol:13.5%
Total Acidity:5.6g/l
Vinification:100% destemmed, cold soaked for approx. 5 to 6 days without crushing. Fermented in open stainless steel vats with pumping-over and hand plunging, total period of maceration 27 to 28 days. Aged in French (27% new) oak barriques for 20 months. Unfined and bottled after coarse filtration.
Date of Bottling:27 February 2012
Bottles produced:2,764
Remarks:The summer of 2010 was slightly cooler than normal. Autumn was characterized by extremely cold mornings, including a few early frosts. Dropped fruits more than usual, resulting 22hl/ha.


2010 Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir
Dates harvested:3 April - 6 May 2010
Picked by hand with rigorous selection
Sugar level (Brix):23.0-25.0
Alcohol:14%
Total Acidity:5.4g/l
pH:3.7
Vinification:100% destemmed, cold soaked for approx. 5 to 6 days as whole berries. Fermented in open stainless steel vats with pumping-over and hand plunging, total period of maceration 20 to 27 days. Aged in French (24% new) oak barriques for 14 months. Unfined and bottled with coarse filtration.
Date of Bottling:6 Sep 2011
Bottles produced:4,862


2010 Riesling

Riesling
Dates harvested:7 May 2010
Picked by hand with rigorous selection
Sugar level (Brix):20.1
Alcohol:11.6%
Total Acidity:6.5g/l
Residual sugar:6.3g/l
Vinification:Whole bunch pressed, settled for 48 hrs with bentonite. Fermented in a stainless steel tank for 3 weeks.
Date of Bottling:18 August 2010
Bottles produced:2,664



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