Schubert Wines  - 2013 Con Brio

 

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VARIETY: Assemblage of Syrah, Merlot and Pino Noir

ORIGIN: Wairarapa               

CLIMATIC CONDITIONS:

Mild spring leading into ideal conditions for fruit-set in December. Summer was very hot and dry with some rain only towards the very end of autumn. 

 

DATE OF HARVEST: 24th April 2013

HARVEST & VINIFICATION: Hand-picked and 100% de-stemmed. Fermentation in stainless steel vats and maceration for 3 weeks. Aged in 35% new and 65% used French Oak barriques for 4 years.

DATE OF BOTTLING: 16th March 2017

ALC: 14.0% VOL

TASTING NOTES:

Lifted notes of under growth and forest floor, interwoven hints of open fires and fresh embers with underlying savoury spices and dark chocolate.

A vibrant entrance showing layers of complexity with raspberries and chewy toasted cinnamon bark. A true savoury core of cedar, Ghana chocolate 

and open fires leading into physical and earthy tannins. 

 

DRINKING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 ºC

CELLARING: 7-10 years

CASES PRODUCED: 182

 

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