2014 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 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Shiraz, 23% Grenache and 20% Merlot the 2014 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
Cabernet, 3.5 tonnes per acre
Shiraz, 4 tonnes per acre
Grenache, 4 tonnes per acre
Merlot, 3.5 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
Aged 18 months in 85% French Oak and 15% American Oak 225 Litre French Barriques, 20% new and 80%  second use

Varietal(s)
30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Shiraz, 23% Grenache and 20% Merlot

Vinification
Fermented in small open five tonne fermenters

Ferment time
7 to 10 days on skins

Residual Sugar
3.1g/l

T/A
6.87 g/l

Alc/Vol
15.0%

Type of Closure
Screw cap

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