2017 Organic Amber Wine

2017 Organic Amber Wine

$45.00

Bone dry, rippled with minerality and tannins. This wine is at the crossroads 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. Preservative and additives Free.

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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 crossroads 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

12 – 17 year old vines

Trellis Style

VSP

Winemakers comments

This wine is made using ancient techniques. The grapes underwent fermentation with their skins. After an extensive post maceration of 4 months, the wine was drained through a muslin cloth and aged for 12 months. The wine was then hand bottled, unfined and unfiltered.

Preservative free, 100% grapes.

Alcohol: 13.5% alc by vol

Additional information

Weight 1 kg

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