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2014 VIOGNIER

WINEMAKING NOTES

The fruit for this wine was grown on the lower terraces of Askerne Vineyard. It was hand harvested on 3 April 2014.

100% of the juice was barrel fermented in 10% New American Oak barrels and 90% 1-3 year old French American and Hungarian barrels.

ANALYSIS

PH 3.89

TA 5.7 g/l

Residual Sugar > 1 g/l

Alcohol 14%

TASTING NOTES

A bold and rich Hawke’s Bay Viognier in a barrel fermented style. Fruit notes of apricot and ripe citrus are to the fore with complex notes of vanilla and toast also present. The palate is very broad and dry with apricot and almond flavours. The finish is very long and pure with excellent balance.

AWARDS

Gold Medal Spiegelau International Wine Competition 2015

5 Stars Raymond Chan Wine Reveiws 2015

4.5 Stars Tiz Wine 2015 Top Tip

4 Stars Winestate 2015

Recommended by Metro Top 100

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