A blend of all Gentle Folk's estate vineyards plus the Wilsmore vineyard in
Piccadilly, this 2021 release is light and youthful with wonderfully integrated
silky tannins, structure and acidity...perfect for pairing with nearly anything
on the lunch and dinner table.
Vineyards: Monomeith (30%), Little Creek (30%), Piccadilly (20%) & Scary
Vine age: 22-35 years
Clones: MV6, D5V12, Pommard, 114,
115,777, Wadensville & Martini
(Monomeith), north-south (Little Creek), South (Piccadilly), south-east &
south-west (Scary Gully)
Soils: Light loamy clay over sandstone with
extensive schist & quartz rubble.
Vinification: 20% whole cluster open top fermentation for three weeks, but
the blend includes some shorter macerated100%-whole-bunch fermentation barrels.
Eight months in French oak barriques and puncheons, 10% new.