Thorn-Clarke Wines Barossa

Thorn-Clarke Wines Barossa

 

Thorn-Clarke Wines Barossa

Wines


2001 Shotfire Quartage

Comments

Ripe lush red fruits, macerated strawberries, blueberry and raspberry with hints of cedar wood on the nose complemented by layers of caramel and cassis on the palate. Supple rich tannins enhance the length and elegance of this wine.

Vinification Notes

Crushed and de-stemmed into closed fermenters. Inoculated 1 day after crushing with yeast of French origin. Maximum fermentation temperature 25°C - 27°C. Pumped over twice per day, incorporating oxygen. Free run removed from the skins. Pressed using a membrane press. Pressing kept separate from free run, then fined and re-blended back to the free run. The wine was then inoculated for malolactic fermentation.

Maturation

10% New American 300L Barrels, 15% New French 300L Barrels, Balance 40% 2nd and 3rd Fill French 300L Barrels, 35% 2nd and 3rd Fill American 300L Barrels. Aged for 14 Months.

Blend

46% Cab Sauv, 31% Cab Franc,15% Merlot, 8% Petit Verdot

Vintage Notes

Crushed and de-stemmed into closed stainless steel fermenters. Inoculated 1 day after crushing with yeast of French origin. Maximum fermentation temperature 25ºC - 27ºC. Pumped over 2 x per day, incorporating oxygen. Free run removed from skins. Pressed using a membrane press. Pressings kept separate from free run, then fined and re-blended back to the free run. The wine was then inoculated for malolactic fermentation.

Harvested

March and April 2001

Cellaring

Drinking well now but will respond to 3-5 years cellaring.

Download Tasting Notes

Other Vintages

2001 Shotfire Quartage

2001 Shotfire Quartage

2001 Shotfire Quartage

RegionBarossa

Total Acidity6.2

Alcohol14.1


https://www.thornclarkewines.com.au