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Entry Information
ExhibitorHither & Yon
Entry Number32D#14
BrandRed Embers
Wine NameTannat
OriginSingle Vineyard
Viticulturist NameRichard Leask
Commercial LabelYes
AvailabilityDirect only
Judging Results
Medal / Award
Judge 1Bright red, Bretty and unacceptable
Judge 2spiky spice, green stems, mint, bitter orange, very firm tannins and oak presence.
Judge 3Dark, brick hue. The dark lord has had a detrimental influence on this wine.
Associate Judgebrett, leather, unpleasant, bitter
Varietal: Tannat, GI: McLaren Vale, 100%
CloneH9V3, Roostock: Cabernet Sauvignon, 100%
Soil TypeClay,Loam,Gravel
Elevation120 Metres above sea level
Planting Density1200 Vines / Ha
Growing MethodSustainable Certificate: SWGA
Crop Yeild7.00 Tonnes / Ha
Harvest Date13 / Apr / 2017
Rainfall450 (mm) Rainfall from July to June in the year(s) of harvest
Wine Making Information
FermentOpen Fermenter 100%
MaturationLarge Format Oak 100%
Bottling Date13 / Sep / 2019
Cases Produced220
Force ClassFalse
Winemaker NoteRichard Leask