2020 Twelftree Chaffeys Road; Seaview; Grenache
Region: Seaview, McLaren Vale
Base Geology: Umberatana Group c. 650 million years Sellicks Hill Formation Dark Grey, ribbioned, silty limestone.
Soil: Shallow red brown snady loam over the base geology.
Climate: Mediterranean 2020 seasonal rainfall 512mm
Elevation: Seaview Grenache 155 metres
Vines: Grenache 18 year old vines untrellised
Picking Date: Grenache 14th of February
Winemaking: Hand picked fruit, de-stemmed, not crushed, 15% whole bunch, cold soaked, natural fermentation, punched down, 14 days on skins, light pressings.
Maturation: 500 litre Frech oak and stainless steel puncheons for 9 months
Production 55 dozen