Artemis - Shiraz Viognier 2012
gravity system into 2.5 tonne open fermenters. Following de-stemming the must was bled of 10% free run. The
grapes were inoculated with minimal amounts of select yeast.
Early day 5, the temperature peaked at 30 degrees Celsius. On day 7, fermentation was near completion.
Day 8, S.G = 0.994 and the must was pressed by vacuum press (via gravity system). Free run and pressings were
combined in stainless storage tanks and inoculated with malo-lactic bacteria.
After 3 weeks wine was lightly sulphured and racked to 50% new and 50% one and two year old Vicard
puncheons, Bossuet and Seguin Moreau barriques. Each barriques lees were stirred monthly on minimal
sedimentation and racked lightly after six months. Following time in oak the wine was coarsely filtered (approx 4
micron) and bottled in May 2014.
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