https://cdn.sirromet.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/12171513/VIN19-001.jpg 927 1392 Theresa Matthews Theresa Matthews2019-03-29 12:40:572019-03-29 12:42:31SIRROMET’S 2019 VINTAGE DELIVERS EXCEPTIONAL FRUIT DESPITE CHALLENGING CONDITIONS
FRIDAY 29th March 2019 Notably the driest season on record, Sirromet’s 20th vintage harvest comes to an end this week with the final intake of fruit coming in from their Granite Belt Vineyards. Despite the conditions, the fruit quality is exceptional, with each varietal exhibiting good colour, acidity, flavours and regional characteristics.
Water was the key focal point this vintage with very limited supply across the Granite Belt region. Despite Sirromet’s own natural water sources on its vineyards, supply was stretched by far more than ever experienced, making effective irrigation absolutely essential. A pulse irrigation program was implemented to apply a small amount of water on the vines frequently and on a rotational basis to stretch supply as far as possible. Read more