Winemaking: Hand-picked fruit was harvested on two occasions aiming for more complex flavours. The fruit was gently whole-bunch pressed into a tank and settled for 48 hours. The juice spending time on Pinot Gris & Chardonnay skins. The clear juice was then transferred to another tank and yeast (selected for its enhancement of the Pinot Gris fruit aromas and flavours) was added for fermentation. The wine was bottled in August 2019.
Nose: A floral bouquet of white flowers, green apples, pear and jasmine with almond and spice showing though. The aroma is powerful and hints at an incredibly textural wine.
Palate: Flavours as suggested by the aromas but with unrestrained elegance. The flavours of green apples, pear and jasmine are fleshy and pulpy with a delightful creamy quality that mingles with a soft yet persistent acidity. The wine builds to a taut finish and hints of musk, spice and red apple lingering on the palate. This wine will be best enjoyed over the next two years.