Pale straw in appearance the bouquet is complex with cut pear and spice with creamy barrel ferment notes and a hint of oak. The wine has a tight mineral palate with nashi pear, lemon zest and spice flavours with creamy mid palate and a light oak finish.
Wine Region: Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria. - Clone: D1V6. - Soil Type: Self mulching black verosol derived from tertiary basalt. - Harvest Date: 17/03/20 to 31/03/20. - Yield: 3.7kg/vine, 3.7tn/acre, 9.25tn/ha, 65.0hl/ha. - Winemaking: Crushed, destemmed and pressed to tank. Only the best free run juice was used. 35% of the juice was run to older French baarique barrels where it was fermented wild and spent 5 months on lees. The remaining juice was fermented in tank at 13°C for 14 days with extended lees contact for 4 months. The 2 components were blended together and then stabilisied, filtered and bottled September 2020.