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2016 Giant Steps Tarraford Vineyard Syrah

2016 Giant Steps Tarraford Vineyard Syrah

50.00

APPELLATION: Yarra Valley
VARIETAL: 100% Syrah
CLONE: RD67 (Red Dog)
HARVESTED: Late February - mid March 2016
BOTTLED: June 2017
ALC/VOL: 14.0%
TA: 5.9 g/L
PH: 3.6
CLOSURE: Screw Cap
CELLARING: Two - 10 years

VINIFICATION / MATURATION:
Natural winemaking philosophy, while making quality the priority. Minimal intervention in the vineyard and 100% hand-picked.
75% whole bunch, the remainder whole berry, indigenous fermentation in one 4000L open oak vat, delestage by gravity, some light hand plunges and pigeage.
18 months in new and used French barriques - 20% new, 80% older.
Bottled by gravity.

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES:
2015 vintage:
James Halliday’s Top 100 Wines of 2016
Gold Medal, 2016 Yarra Valley Wine Show
Silver Medal, 2016 Royal Melbourne Wine Awards
97pts James Halliday, 96pts Huon Hooke, 94+pts Lisa Perotti-Brown, 94pts Campbell Mattinson, 94pts Steve Leszczynski

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