NGARTO Field Blend 2019
NGARTO is a collaboration between two friends, Erinn Klein (Ngeringa) and Brendan Cato (Carto Wines).
Site: Summit and Rufus Vineyard, 380m Mt Barker Summit
Soil: Sandy loam, over-red orange clay and sandstone
Varieties: Tempranillo, Aglianico, Pinot Noir, Syrah
Harvest: Hand harvested, 28th February 2019
Fermentation: Wild yeast, co-fermented, 5 days on skins.
Winemaking: Naturally...no fining, no filtration.
Élevage: Old French oak for 8 months and 6 months in bottle.
So2: Minimal...free 5mg/L, total 9mg/L