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2023 Estate Gamay

2023 Estate Gamay

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The ring in as its the only non-2022 wine in this release. Only our second release of theis highly wort French variety that can make wine from almost rosé like right up to big tannic reds. This one sits in the middle. More weight and colour than our beloved Tumbarumba version as we are a little warmer and drier down here.

Certainly carries the beautiful fragrance the variety is know for as well as acidity and light texture.

Technical Notes

Ravensworth Estate Gamay
Collection: Estate
Vintage: 2023
GI: Canberra Disctrict
Vineyard source: Estate
Harvest date: 17th April
Processing: Partial carbonic maceration for 10 days, then plunged down until dry. Press and matured on new and used French oak barriques
Élevage: 12 Months
Vessels: Taransaud barriques
Vintage conditions: 2022
Another cool year, very wet early that kept us on our toes in the vineyard. Was a year for patience, faith and gumboots.
Bottling date: April 2024
Production: 85 dozen
Cellaring: mid term 5-7 years
Something interesting: Carbonc maceration, heavily associated with this variety, Uses a emzymatic fermentation rather than yeast which happens inside the berry and can consume alomost 1/2 the sugars before yeast takes over as the berries break apart.
Drink with: Duck and other game.


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