Kyneton Ridge Sparkling Shiraz Heathcote NV

Ruby red in colour; a new wave Aussie sparkling red. Classic earthy Heathcote brick dust and white pepper, with bright plum, blackberry, blackcurrant aromas. Follows on the shiny, animated palate with sumac, thyme, rosemary spice, chocolate liquorice bullets, leather notes, and rooibos tea. Lively mousse and acidity, with wet stone and iron minerality, gentle tannins; perfect with Sunday or Xmas roasts.

From $40.00

Tasted on a Leaf Day, 13 May 2024 (after 4pm).

Vineyard Location: Colbinabbin, Heathcote
Soil: Red Cambrian
Varieties: Shiraz (100%)
Harvest date: 8 March 2021
Yield: 7 t/Ha
Ferment: 7 days
Macerations: None
Maturation: 7 months in French & American oak barriques, 25% new
pH: 3.68
Alcohol: 14.5%
Bottling date: October 2021