2020 Ochota Barrels From The North Mourvèdre


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SKU 005875 Categories , Variety Vintage Country Region, Producer Features, , , , , , Format750ml bottle


Licorice, Russian caravan tea, black forest cake and medicinal spice ooze from the glass.

The exotic black cherry, Moroccan wisp and deep earthy undergrowth has a voluptuous dark aura that seduces one into a haze. The palate is long, lithe and richly winds into a sheen of finely tuned tannins that flow across the palate like being wrapped in a warm velvet blanket.

100% whole bunch Barossa Mourvèdre planted on sand in 1869

Very low yield and bio-dynamically farmed (certified)

Handpicked mid March

Cold soaked for about 5 days until wild yeast fermentation

Gently pigeaged on top/carbonic maceration below

8 days on skins and stalks

Pressed to seasoned French barriques for 3 months

Unfined and unfiltered

No additions besides 40ppm SO2 at bottling

-Ochota Barrels