A complex & alluring bouquet of ripe guava, melon, quince & preserved lemon, complemented by hazelnut and struck flint notes
In the mouth the wine is structured & textured, aided by the skin contact during fermentation, yet remaining balanced with refreshing saline acidity keeping the focus straight & true
A challenging vintage due to rain & disease. However, the viticulture team was able to deal very effectively with each problem, through meticulous canopy management & judicious use of organically approved sprays, meaning quality remained strong
Almost entirely picked on 15th and 16th March 2021 at 11.4 Be°. Our Karridale vineyard is sustainably farmed following organic principles
The wine was bottled on 9th August 2021
The fruit was fermented on skins for three days, prior to pressing direct to barrel & continued fermentation in open topped barrels.
Five months on lees in old French barriques, during which time the wine was occasionally stirred. to enhance texture.
Straw in colour, clear and bright
Fritto misto with lemon wedges