2019 Konpira Maru Jimmy Kata

Konpira Maru |Alpine Valleys |Shiraz
Fun and frisky Shiraz blend from the kooky Konpira Maru duo. Chill it. Smash it. Repeat.

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If you're looking for a rich and hearty Shiraz to sniff, swirl and contemplate, you might want to keep on moving. But if you're hunting for a juicy red to throw in the esky and take to the beach, then this is just the ticket.

The Jimmy Kata is made from Shiraz picked nice and early from a single vineyard in Alpine Valleys blended with small parcels of Sagrantino and Schioppettino as well as a splash of Pinot Noir and Meunier from Whitlands.

Made with low levels of intervention but high levels of care, this bright and bouncy red wine is begging for a chill. It's flecked with pepper and herb notes, sits light a crisp in the mouth. A new school version of the good old Shiraz.

It's a red wine built for a good time, not a long time.

Finally! The return of our Gymkata Syrah’s younger sibling – Jimmykata! This vintage has produced the ultimate spring-time red with some serious Italian twang to really spice things up. It was a phone call while sleeping by the fire in the hills that got this gem over the line – far too early for anyone to take, but in a hungover, sleep-deprived state we answered. Our reward? Access to some seriously fun Italians that would take the raspberries in our wine to sarsaparilla.You’re gonna love this one!

Site: Shiraz Alpine Valleys, Sagrantino/Schioppettino Heathcote, Pinot Noir/Meunier Whitlands.

Production: 70% Shiraz which was fermented separately with lots of whole berry, basket pressed after 7 days while still fermenting and transferred to stainless. The other varieties were co-fermented together at roughly the same time as the Shiraz, whole berries and about 10% whole bunch. These were left to ferment and pressed after roughly 10 days. The two wines were then blended together while finishing ferment. Bottled after 2 rackings and ageing in tank for roughly 4 months. Unfined and unfiltered with a touch of sulphur added at bottling. 13.4%. 3398 bottles.

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