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2018 Covert Shiraz

2018 Covert Shiraz


In an unassuming building, hidden in the darkest corner there is wine covertly cellared to meld rich fruits with dark berries and earthy spices.

Bulging with mocha and chocolate it’s ready to be unleashed now, or over the next decade. Keep looking over your shoulder as you walk past the cellar.

  • Vital Statistics

    Name: The Covert Shiraz
    Varietal: 100% Shiraz
    Alc/Vol: 14.5%
    Production: 500 cases
    Type of Closure:Screwcap
    Vinification: small open fermenters
    Ferment Time: 8-11 days on skins
    Maturation Vessels: 90% 225 litre French Barriques, 10% American Oak (new and second use)
    Maturation Time: 18-24months
    Appellation: McLaren Vale, South Australia
    Yield: Average 3.5 tonne per acre
    Harvest: March

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