2013 Quarterback Red Blend

 
 

$20.00

The four main grape varietals of McLaren Vale are always going to produce a rich full bodied complex wine.

Expertly blended with 32% Shiraz, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Merlot and 15% Grenache the 2013 Quarterback is another example of what can be achieved by pulling together and playing as a winning team.

Product Description

Wine Name
‘Quarterback’ Red Wine

Production
4500 Cases

Appelation
McLaren Vale South Australia

Average Yield
Shiraz, 2-3 tonnes per acre
Cabernet, 3 tonnes per acre
Grenache, 1-2 tonnes per acre
Merlot, 3 tonnes per acre
Vines age from 45 years and oldest, 80 years

Harvest
Very late February and March depending on the fruit variety

Maturation Vessels
225 Litre French Barriques 85% and American Oak 15%
New and second use

Varietal(s)
32% Shiraz, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Merlot and 15% Grenache

Maturation Time
12 x 750ml

Vinification
Fermented in small open one to two ton fermenters

Ferment time
7 to 10 days on skins

Residual Sugar
2.9g/l

T/A
7.0 g/l

Alc/Vol
14.5%

Type of Closure
Screw cap

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