Koerner The Clare Red

Koerner The Clare Red 750ml

Koerner The Clare Red

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Koerner The Clare Red is made up of Bordeaux varieties made in a Loire style - vibrant, bright fruits & soft tannins.

Varieties: 51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Cabernet Franc, 13% Grenache, 6% Malbec, 6% Carignan & 2% Sciacarello


Vineyard: Vivian, Parish & Gullyview Vineyards


Planted: 1998 & 1930


Soil type: Red clay on limestone, 'Terra Rossa'


Picking method: Hand harvested and sorted in vineyard


Processing: Destemm retaining ~ 50% whole berries, no whole bunch


Fermentation: Natural ferment in open top steel fermenters, hand plunged twice daily


Time on skins: 2 weeks


Pressing: Free run and pressings combined


Settling: Settled off gross lees for 7 days


Aging vessel: Slavonian foudre for 9 months, then racked to steel for 3 months


Filtration: No


Fining: No


Alc: 13.1%


pH: 3.59


TA: 5.7


SO2: 17F, 30T


Production: 890 dozen


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