Ulithorne NOVA DUO Grenache Shiraz (Fresh Wine) 2018


NOVA DUO: fresh two

This fresh wine is bright red with purple hues, there are lifted aromas of strawberry and cherry with violet notes. The palate is vibrant and fresh with cherries, red fruits, and spices. The fine, chewy tannings have great length and a crispy acid line.


The Source

Grenache and Shiraz


The Process

Handpicked parcels of Grenache and Shiraz from our 1950’s Kays Road vineyard is blended in the vineyard for co-fermentation in one small open fermenter. Then, plunged three times daily before being gently pressed and added to seasoned French Oak barrels for the final stages of ferment and MLF. Short maturation period (approximately 3 months) in oak then racked, coarsely filtered and bottled. Only 200 dozen have been made.


The Technicalities

Alcohol: 14.5% | pH: 3.42 | Acidity: 6.86g/L