Vineyard Notes

The grapes come from our Loveblock farm in the Lower Awatere sub-region of Marlborough. Perched high on the hill, approximately 150 metres above sea level, our Muscat grapes ripened exceptionally early and were harvested on 12th March. The juice was immediately processed at the winery ready for fermentation.

Vinification

The juice was cool fermented until dry. Stabilised and then chaptalised, the wine was re-inoculated for a secondary ferment in bottle. When dry, the wine was disgorged, liquored and corked for a second time.

Made in true Prosecco style.

Tasting Notes

Colour:  Pale gold.

Aroma: Fresh and floral with rosewater and honey.

Palate:  Fills with seductive notes of Turkish Delight, rosewater, lime, orange and cinnamon leading to a dry finish with cleansing acidity.

Food match: Enjoy as an aperitif or on any occasion.

Cellar:  Up to five years.

Status:  Sustainably grown and made.

Awards

2015 Spiegelau International Wine Competition: Bronze

2015 Bragato Wine Awards: Pure Bronze

Analysis

Alcohol 12%
pH 3.4
TA 6 g/l
Residual sugar 7 g/l

 

Winemaker: Kim Crawford

Tasted: November 2014

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