Sigurd Red Blend

  • Sigurd Red Blend

    GSM Blend

    Grenache (37%), Carignan (29%), Syrah (19%), Mourvedre (9%), Lagrein (6%), all the components were fermented separately with around 10 to 14 day ferments with about 40% whole bunch through carbonic maceration. Fermented in 1000L wooden vats with heading down boards using native yeast, pressed to a mixture of 1000L vats, old large format foudre and 300L used French oak barrels for about 15 months of elevage, left to settle in tank for a week and then bottled. A small amount of sulphur just before bottling. The young 8 year old Carignan out of Ebenezer in Northern Barossa, the 26 year old Syrah from around Williamstown which is managed organically. Grenache from 46 and 85 year old vines in Ebenezer and Vine vale, the young vine Lagrein out of the same block as the Carignan, Ebenezer. Mourvedre from 25 yr old block near the Grenache.