2020 Minim Colbinabbin Sangiovese

Satiny Sangiovese, with some whole bunch sensuality.

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Wonderfully pretty, delicate interpretation of Sangiovese, with light cranberry and cherry aromatics abundant, as well a touch of leafiness.

It's intellectual and attractive though, with a high percentage of whole bunch in the blend adding a slippery, velvety feel.

A great counterpoint to rustic, savoury Sangiovese -there's room on the Sangiovese bandwagon for all.

A ripe and fragrant expression of Sangiovese with brilliant red fruit, spice and gentle persistent tannins. Such a satisfying wine…a little deeper this year, but still fresh and fruitful. Classic Chianti (via Heathcote).

Grapes grown by Troy McInnes of Chalmers Vineyard on the eastern slopes of the Camel Ranges, within the Heathcote GI. Fermented in two parts: a 3 week maceration of destemmed berries pressed and aged in seasoned barriques and a whole bunch carbonic maceration pressed after 14 days and aged in puncheons. Barrel aged for 10 months. Bottled with 30 ppm sulphur dioxide. Bottle aged for 5 months.

92 Points - "Whole berries mostly, though a portion is carbonic macerated. From Chalmers Vineyard.

Aromatic red of spice, sweet fruitiness, herbal notes, set to just on medium weight, sheathed in fine, feathery tannins, finishes succulent, firm and vibrant. Dark cherry, black brined olive characters, a bit of mulberry flavour and the finish is bony, stony and drying like black tea. It’s great red here, a bit going on but also high drinkability." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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