Sangiovese Gatt 2014 Barossa

2014 Gatt Sangiovese 750 ml Barossa Valley Australia

Gatt wines are driven by passion and independence. Handcrafted wines from acclaimed terroir in Australia’s High Eden and Barossa Valley wine regions. Gatt wines express the character of the vineyard and accent of the season. Gatt wines capture the beauty of mature and old vines dating back to 1972

Appearance

Deep purple with a dense, dark core.

Aroma / Bouquet

Dark plum, licorice and spicy vanillin aromatics.

Palate Rich black cherry, plum and fruit of the forest layers encased in fine, dusty tannins with smoky roasted chestnut, vanilla and tabacnotes.

Serve At room temperature 16-20°C

Cellar Long term cellaring potential, peak drinking 2015-2025.

Food pairing

Richly flavoured dishes, red meats and game. Beef, venison, goat, pheasant, chorizo. Red wine, pepper and reduction sauces.

Vineyard

100% Estate grown from the rich loams of Siegersdorf vineyard in the heart of Barossa Valley. Altitude 250-270m

Season

A warm, dry Spring and Summer season saw beautiful ripening in the Barossa. Sunny days and cool nights saw excellent quality with perfumed aromatics and generous flavour development.

Winemaking

Minimal intervention, handpicked, destemmed and fermented on skins for 7 days with pump overs twice daily. Handcrafted in small parcels to exacting quality standards in our state of the art winemaking facility. Malolacticfermentation and maturation in barrel. Blended and lightly filtered before bottling.

Maturation 18 months in large French oak foudresand barrels.

Harvest 28 March 2014

Production 200 dozen (750ml)

Bottled 11thDecember 2015

Closure Screwcap

Alcohol / Volume 14.5 %

pH 3.38

Acidity 6.7g/L




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