2020 Linnaea 8 Track Sally Sangiovese

A rustic and textural old-world Sangiovese from the red dirt of Heathcote.

Sale price$40.00
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While the wines from Linnaea come from vineyards around the world, their ‘home’ project in Heathcote, is a special part of their offering, as these are the wines which Michelle and Dan nurture from bud to bottle.

Old-clone Sangiovese in the 8 Track, grown sustainably in their interplanted vineyard, that’s farmed with regenerative methods. Rustic and old-world in style, this wine has texture for days, dancing and prancing across the palate.

Savoury, smokey, and firmly medium bodied, this has Italian quaffer written all over it.

Whole berries marry in open top fermentation with native yeast and daily hand punchdowns. The 2020 8 Track Sally bubbled away to dryness where it then rested on its generous skins until it tasted ready for a second life, one spent swirling away in a concrete egg. 8 Track Sally sees no oak whatsoever and resides on its lees right up to bottling.

Region: Heathcote, Vic
Blend: Sangiovese, (100%)
ABV: 13.80%
Closure: 750ml
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88 Points - "Always with the nice labels, and unusual names. I like it. No oak here, and a year in a concrete egg. Bacon bones, sage and salt, cherry and malt, brown spices. Medium-bodied, savoury and saline, a smattering of dried herb, good chewy texture and some interest, but comes over as a bit stewed and lacking freshness. Still, not bad." Gary Walsh (Wine Front)

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