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WINE MAKING NOTES
The fruit for this wine is a blend of Mendoza, Clone 15 and Clone 95, which was grown in the sandy silt soils of the lower terrace at Askerne Vineyard.
The wine was fermented and aged for 10 months in predominantly French oak barrels. (23 % new) There was a mixture of inoculated and wild yeast.
Lees stirring was undertaken to naturally preserve and add structure to this wine.
Fruit aromas of yellow stone fruit with additional tropical notes of pineapple and banana. There is also a soft vanilla creaminess on the nose. Broad and soft with generous concentration and a smooth easy finish.
Silver Hawkes Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards 2019
4 ½ Stars Wine Orbit
91 Points Cameron Douglas
4 Stars Michael Cooper
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