We love Sangiovese above all other grape varieties. There... we said it. Its just magic up here, puckering acidity, dusty tannins and flavour for days. It's Adelaide Hills sure, but its a clear comparison to the old world. As good as lunch wine gets, we reckon.
Vineyard: Turnbull (Charleston)
Vine age: 24 years
Soils: Sandy loam over siltstone andsandstone.
Vinification: 100% destemmed open topped fermentation for three weeks before closing the tank and leaving on skins for an extra three weeks. Pressed to a 2500 Italian foudre for 8 months.
TA: 5.1 g/L
Production: 240 dozen