Sam Miranda Sangiovese

The Wine
Our first release of our single vineyard Sangiovese. Displaying typical savoury
and dark cherry characteristics with fine earthy tannins. Gentle handling from
harvest to bottling with minimal intervention the process. The finished wine is
unfiltered with its soul intact.

Winemaking
Every bit of loving care has gone into this wine. Sourced from 8 individually
selected rows that were treated with kid gloves. Handpicked and fermented in
new 700 Lt French Oak rotating barrels for 8 weeks on skins before being
pressed and gravity fed back into the same barrels for 12 months maturation in
the cellar door. A wine that is all about the wonderful textures and tannins of
this noble variety.

Viticulture
Fruit was hand selected off 8 select rows of Sangiovese at our Myrrhee vineyard.

 
Reviews
  • 95 Points
    Score: 95 Points
    Review by: James Halliday , 2016 James Halliday Wine Companion
    “A Selection of 8 rows were hand-picked and fermented in new 700L French oak rotating barrels for 8 weeks on skins, pressed and fed back into the same barrels for 12 months’ maturation. You might have expected the oak to overwhelm the fruit, but it doesn’t; nor has there been any excessive extraction of tannins. All up, a really enjoyable cherry-filled Sangiovese.” Drink now - 2023

 

 

$35.00 per bottle

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CLOSURE

Closure
LUX Screw Cap

WINEMAKER

Winemaker
Sam Miranda

Grape Variety

Grape Variety
Sangiovese

Growing Region

Growing Region
King Valley

Date Bottled

Date Bottled
October 2014

% Alcohol

% Alcohol
13.7

Residual Sugar

Residual Sugar
dry

Acidity

Acidity
5.91

pH

pH
3.53