2022 Francesca Grillo Rosato di Sangiovese

Special & Pure.

A Rosato bearing my mothers name that expresses her softly spoken manners in a style she orchestrated me to vinifi for her via her upbringing of a natural progression of zero sulfite dosage.

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Region Barossa
Sub-Region Mount McKenzie & Moppa Springs
Altitude 355 – 380 metres
Soil Schist Rock alluvials & clay loam over ironstone shales
Trellis System Single wire
Age of Vines 20 years
Alc/vol 13%
Closure Crown
Yield per Acre 2.5 ton
Total Production 3600 x 750ml bottles
Winemaking Handpicked during the first cool light hours of the morning, 100% whole bunch basket pressed to seasoned puncheon French oak for natural fermentation with lees aging for 6 months prior to bottling.
Vineyard Sangiovese vines from our original farmhouse located at Mt McKenzie at an altitude of 380mt that lays upon a clay loam and shaley schist rock bed.
Second vineyard located at Moppa Springs at an altitude of 355mt that lays upon red clay loam and irone stone
Vintage Very mild through spring and summer, with good top-up rainfall, a mild long dry summer has fruit of amazing flavours and natural holding acidity
Style Beautifully perfumed & complex, aromatics of musk, white cherries & aniseed. Bursts of flavours carry through from the aromatics with spicy acidity, chalky crunchy texture, salivating & dry