2015 Organic Amber Wine

2015 Organic Amber Wine

$45.00

Bone dry, rippled with minerality and tannins. This wine is at the cross roads of a red wine for its tannins and texture, a cool climate white wine for its intense minerality and a barrel fermented white wine for its charming oxidative notes.

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Category: Product ID: 204

Description

Appearance

Clear amber/orange colour.

Bouquet

Spiced honey, dried nectarines and pears.

Palate

Bone dry, rippled with minerality and tannins. This wine is at the cross roads of a red wine for its tannins and texture, a cool climate white wine for its intense minerality and a barrel fermented white wine for its charming oxidative notes.

Technical Analysis

Location – 45 Degrees South
Low cropping estate grown grapes for this wine were hand harvested in April from Aurum’s Te Wairere vineyard in the Lowburn area of Central Otago.

Climate

A long warm autumn with hot dry days and cool nights allowed an extended ripening of fruit still holding good acidity.

Soils

Fluvial, glacial silts and gravels.

Vine age

10 – 15 year old vines

Trellis Style

VSP

Winemakers comments

This wine is made using ancient techniques. The grapes underwent fermentation with their skins. After extensive post maceration, the wine was drained through muslin cloth and aged in oak barrels for 12 months. The wine was then hand bottled, unfined and unfiltered.

Alcohol: 13% alc by vol

Additional information

Weight 1 kg

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