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2014 Old Vines Foch

$24.95

Perfectly ripened fruit from forty year-old  vines. A Malivoire cult classic.

$24.95
$269.70
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Winemaker’s Notes:

Fruity and earthy aromas hint of raspberry, cranberry, cigar box and barnyard.

The mouthfeel is bright and silky, and flavours point to blackberry, sour cherry, plumb, cocoa and tobacco.

Vinification:

Harvested October 7th at the Quarry Ridge Vineyard at sugar ripeness of 20.3° Brix. After stainless steel fermentation the wine was transferred to American oak barrels, 30% of which were in first use.

The wine completed malolactic fermentation and aged for 16 months, before being bottled in March 2016 at 12% alcohol, 4.3 g/l residual sugar, 8.1 g/l titratable acidity and 3.65 pH. Quantity bottled was 420 cases.

Companion foods:

Serve with steak, roast beef, lamb, Portobello mushroom or grilled vegetables.

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