2020 Twelftree Vinegrove Road; Greenock; Grenache
Region: Greenock, Barossa Valley
Base Geology: Aged Neoproterozoic 650 to 750 million years old. Tapleys Hill formation – Dark grey blue, very thinly laminated, staly siltstone.
Soil: Deep grey – red laom containing coarse quartz and ironstone gravel over clay
Climate: Continental 2020 Seasonal Rainfall 358mm
Elevation: 292 metres
Vines: Grenache 67 year old vines trellised and unirrigated
Picking Date: Grenache 18th of March 2020
Winemaking: Hand picked fruit, de-stemmed, not crushed, 15% whole bunch, cold soaked in concrete fermenter, natural fermentation, punched down, 14 days on skins, light pressings.
Maturation: 500 litre Frech oak and stainless steel puncheons for 9 months
Production 100 dozen