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2018 Gewurztraminer

WINE MAKING NOTES

This wine is predominantly a blend of clone 1106 and 456 Gewürztraminer. A light crop of very ripe fruit was harvested in April. The juice was inoculated and fermented to off dry. The wine was allowed to develop without sulphur for 8 months prior to blending and bottling.

ANALAYSIS

pH 3.61
TA 4.88 g/l
Residual sugar 17.5 g/l
Alcohol 13 %

TASTING NOTES

2018 was a great year for Gewurztraminer at Askerne. With perfumed notes of lychee, rose petal, Turkish delight, orange peel and citrus fruits, this wine gives way to a full-bodied, balanced, lingering finish. Pair with a range of Asian cuisines, platters or just enjoy it with good friends as an aperitif.

AWARDS

5 Stars and Best Buy Cuisine Magazine
Silver Medal NZ Aromatic Wine Competition
Silver Medal HB A&P Bayleys