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Tscharke Montepulciano The Master 2011

Tscharke Montepulciano The Master 750ml 2011   
Sku: 1773162

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Damien Tscharke established the Tscharke brand in 2004. A sixth generation viticulturist, he grew up in the Barossa Valley among the vineyards in Seppeltsfield and Marananga. The family’s first winemaker, his father and grandfather grew grapes as part of a mixed farming enterprise, selling their grapes to local winemakers. Damien believes the terroir of Barossa Valley offers the ideal location for new varieties to be introduced. Following extensive research Tempranillo, Graciano, Montepulciano, Zinfandel and Savagnin were planted between 1999 and 2002. His winemaking methods are traditional, with minimal handling, open-top fermentation, basket pressing, and aging in French oak with no fining or filtration. The Marananga vineyards are planted on gentle slopes of gravelly sand over red brown soil, the Seppeltsfield vineyards to red brown soil. The philosophy behind the Tscharke range is to produce wines which are stylistically distinctive, offering ripe but balanced fruit with excellent varietal definition.

Tasting notes
Aromatic and lifted, this wine shows dark cherries,graphite, with slight herbal and spice notes. Displaying a fine and integrated tannin structure, this wine pays homage to its old world heritage.

Technical notes
Alcohol 14.5% Cellar Potential 5 + Maturation 12 months in new and seasoned pH 3.42 Acid 7.7 g/L

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Country: Australia
Region: South Australia
Sub-Region: Barossa
Appellation: Barossa Valley
Grape Varietal: Montepulciano
Type: Still wine
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