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Entry Information
ExhibitorNext Crop Wines
Entry Number29#21
BrandNext Crop Wines
Wine Name2016 Langhorne Creek Montepulciano
OriginSingle Vineyard
Commercial LabelYes
AvailabilityAdelaide & surroundings
Judging Results
Medal / Award
Judge 1Mid red, dull fruit, meaty and developed palate, lacks freshness
Judge 2nose is a little tired, fruit is warm and palate is slightly too firm
Judge 3Bright DR, some brick on hue. Cinnamon oak. Rich and creamy blue fruits with a plush texture and powdery tannins. Well balanced
Associate Judgea bit of aging, tar with some VA? on the background on the nose, well balanced wine on the palate, good length and persistence. A bit concern about the aging of the product.
Varietal: Montepulciano, GI: Langhorne Creek, 100%
CloneUnknown, Roostock: NONE - Own Roots, 100%
Soil TypeDeep,Sand,Clay,Silt
Elevation20 Metres above sea level
Planting Density1666 Vines / Ha
Growing MethodConventional
Crop Yeild10.00 Tonnes / Ha
Harvest Date16 / Mar / 2016
Rainfall300 (mm) Rainfall from July to June in the year(s) of harvest
Wine Making Information
FermentOpen Fermenter 100%
MaturationSmall Format Oak 100%
Bottling Date23 / Jan / 2018
Cases Produced150
Force ClassFalse
Winemaker NoteCaroline Schaub-Williams