Oliverhill Jimmy Section Shiraz 2019
Single vineyard Shiraz from our Jimmy Section vineyard, a 49-year-old, 5-acre plot, with rows running North/South. Shiraz clone 1654, planted on loam over limestone soils at an elevation of 100m above sea level. Average yields are 2-3 Tonnes/Acre, hand-picked determined by flavour. Crush-destemmed into 3 & 5 Tonne open fermenters, hand plunging and pump overs 3 times a day. Fermented to dryness on skins, average 10-12 days. Malolactic fermentation and maturation in French oak 300L barrels, 20% new, 18-24 months. Course filtered and bottled without fining agents. Drink now or cellar for 10 years +.
ALC% – 15.3
Total Acid – 6.96
PH – 3.59
RS – 3.0