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Entry Information
ExhibitorFirst Drop Wines
Entry Number29#2
BrandFirst Drop Wines
Wine NameMinchia Adelaide Hills Montepulciano
OriginSingle Vineyard
Commercial LabelYes
AvailabilityFirst Drop Cellar Door
Judging Results
Medal / Award
Judge 1Mid red, lashings of clove and caramel oak, oak dominated palate and dry
Judge 2bright red plums, savoury notes, palate is damp and lacking fruit
Judge 3Mid red, some haze. Brettanomyces dominates
Associate Judgeruby red, elegant, some dark fruit with some leather on the mix, soft on the palate with tannins well integrated.
Varietal: Montepulciano, GI: Adelaide Hills, 100%
CloneUnknown, Roostock: Unknown, 100%
Soil TypeRocky
Elevation340 Metres above sea level
Growing MethodConventional Certificate: 0
Crop Yeild4.00 Tonnes / Ha
Harvest Date24 / Apr / 2017
Rainfall0 (mm) Rainfall from July to June in the year(s) of harvest
Wine Making Information
FermentStainless Steel 100%
MaturationSmall Format Oak 100%
Bottling Date16 / Aug / 2018
Cases Produced125
Force ClassFalse
Winemaker NoteMatt Gant