An annual challenge for the winemakers to find two grape varieties from that harvest which combine to show a well balanced wine with distinctive character and flavour.
Damp, stormy weather during the Spring period resulted in a lower than average grape production. A mild summer with cool nights resulted in grapes of very high quality.
Granite/schist rock with clay/loam soil.
Average age of vines
Whole bunch membrane pressing, cold settling, temperature controlled fermentation (14ºC), short lees contact time, early bottling.
In stainless steel tanks, on fine lees.
Chemical Analyses Alcohol
David Baverstock and Sandra Alves.
Clear citric colour.
Intense aroma showing orange blossom and fresh cut grass with notes of white plum and grapefruit.
The palate is creamy and full with delicate citric flavours and a fresh and persistent finish.