El Doradillo, 2020, Australia

El Doradillo, 2020, Australia

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Cuvée: El Doradillo
Vintage: 2020
Grape(s): Doradillo
Fermentation: Skin
Appellation: Barossa Valley, Adelaide
Region, Country: South Australia
Size: 750 ml
Winemaker(s): Dave Geyer and Koen Janssens

Back from a holiday, searching for gold. 100% Doradillo from the southern Barossa picked at the end February. 1/3 destemmend, 1/3 whole bunch and 1/3 straight press and back over the other fruit, teabag style. Fermented dry on skins. We kept it like this for about 5 months. Pressed to stainless and bottled a month later.

Musky peachy nose, hits of freshly cut mint (organically grown ;-) ) linger on the back pallet. Grippy first start with exotic components stepping in to calm down the tannins, soft mid structure with smooth sailing freshness in the end.