Emerging: Good Earth Antaraa 2019, Good Drop Wine Cellars, India x6

£86.76

Deep red with concentrated aromas of plums, blackcurrant and spice. Well structured, with velvety tannins highlighting rich red fruit flavours and an elegant finish.

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PRODUCER
Good Drop Wine Cellars objective is clear: To be at the forefront of the Indian wine revolution. Founded in 2007 and now one of India’s most innovative, state of the art wineries, Good Drop Wine Cellars continue to invest significantly in resources to develop knowledge and hone grape production techniques.

VITICULTURE + VINIFICATION
Both the Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz vines benefited from Y- shape trellising planted in soils of medium to deep black sandy loam. After hand harvesting at 22 Brix, the Cabernet was inoculated with L2226 Lalvin yeast and macerated for 8 days at 18-20ºC. The wine then underwent maloactic fermentation with VP41 yeast and was aged in medium toasted French oak barrels for 6 months.

The Shiraz was hand harvested at 23 brix, inoculated with D254 Lalvin yeast and macerated for 10 days at 18º. Maloclactic fermentation was performed with VP41 yeast in a 5000l stainless steel tank with 1 month contact with medium tasted oak chips.

The final blend consists of 60% Cabernet and 40% Shiraz, both fined with reduless and filtered through 0.45 microns

TASTING NOTES
Deep red with concentrated aromas of plums, blackcurrant and spice. Well structured, with velvety tannins highlighting rich red fruit flavours and an elegant finish.

FACTS AND STATS
WINEMAKER YOGESH POPAT LONDHE
VARIETALS 60% CABERNET 40% SHIRAZ
APPELLATION SOLAPUR, MAHARSHTRA
BOTTLE SIZE 750 ML
CLOSURE SCREWCAP
ALCOHOL 14%
VEGETARIAN / VEGAN Y / Y
TOTAL ACIDITY 6.82 G/L
TOTAL DRY EXTRACT 13.3 G/L
TOTAL SULPHUR 80 MG/L

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