Pinot Gris is a pink coloured variety and is typically made into a white wine. We allow a small amount of skin contact (10%) to encourage some colour but more importantly some texture from phenolics in our Pinot Gris.
Partridge eye colour, strawberry and pear aromas lead onto a vibrant, fresh, youthful palate with lovely texture, acidity and length.
Approximately 10% of the blend was fermented on skins for a period of 2 weeks with the balance being pressed lightly, settled and fermented in stainless steel with a selected aromatic yeast. The wine was left on fine lees for 4 months before fining, cold stabilisation, sterile filtration and bottling in September 2017.
Spring was quite wet and mild, however fruit set wasn’t affected by the weather and was perfect. Summer was mild from December onwards. Picking occurred in March after a long, dry ripening season. Tasting notes: Intense passionfruit and lemon aromas and flavours. The palate is mineral and long with a...
Tasting Notes Lovely youthful vibrant raspberry and spicy notes lead on to a bright crunchy medium bodied structure with lovely silky tannins and length. Winemaking Notes 20% Whole bunches are included with the balance de-stemmed for fermentation over the bunches. The alcoholic fermentation was carried in open fermenters. Following fermentation...
Riesling is one of the Canberra District icons. We believe Canberra does and will continue to produce some of the best examples of Riesling in Australia. Its continental climate is perfectly suited to growing lively and beautifully poised Riesling. Tasting Notes Intense tropical fruit, lime and lychees aromas with a...