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2016 Giant Steps Yarra Valley Merlot

2016 Giant Steps Yarra Valley Merlot

35.00

APPELLATION: Yarra Valley
VARIETAL: Merlot
HARVESTED: March 2016
BOTTLED: June 2017
ALC/VOL: 14%
TA: 6.0 g/L
PH: 3.59
CLOSURE: Screw Cap
CELLARING: Two - ten years

VINEYARDS: Sexton

VINIFICATION / MATURATION:
Natural winemaking philosophy, while making quality the priority. Minimal intervention in the vineyard and 100% hand-picked.
Indigenous fermentation in small open fermenters.
Lots of aerative drain and returns by gravity along with regular hand plunging.
Once fermentation was complete the fermenters were sealed with water bags and left to macerate for three weeks on skins.
100% malolactic fermentation in oak.
Bottled by gravity.

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