Fresh nose of limes, jasmine and white pear, cut with lemon curd and grassy undertones.
Hints of lemon grass and sea breeze introduce a pristine palate with succulent natural acidity and fine texture, culminating in a medley of subtle French oak and gooseberries on the finish Knee Deep Vineyard Estate Range of wines show consistency, reliability and outstanding value for single vineyard Margaret River wines.
The growing season started off as perfectly as could be hoped for, with a long, cold and wet winter putting the vines and soils in good stead. Although spring was cool, a good and even bud burst led to optimal crop levels and healthy early shoot growth. A consistently cool summer led to even and slow ripening of both whites and reds, resulting in wines of elegance and great fruit purity. Beauty is the order of the day in 2017.
Machine harvested in the cool of the night, cold crushed to press, where the juice is immediately separated from the skins. Cold settled for 2-3 days, after which the clear juice and light solids are removed from the heavy solids. Fermented in Stainless Steel and/or French Oak. Ferment occurs at 12 deg C (cold ferment) in order to preserve freshness Maturation Aged in either Stainless Steel on lees for 4 -5 months before bottling. Battonage of barrels and tanks occurs every 2 weeks.
A beautiful wine to serve as an aperitif or with fresh seafood, light chicken dishes and salads.