De Bortoli Windy Peak Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2013

$52.00

Winemaking

The grapes are machine harvested in the cool of night, crushed and pressed and settled for three to four days. The juice is then racked and fermented in a combination of tank and cask and the lees are stirred regularly until spring for complexity and flavour.

Description

De Bortoli Windy Peak Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2013

Bronze Medal – 2013 Brisbane Wine Show Awards (2012), Bronze Medal – 2014 Hobart Wine Show Awards (2013)

Region

Yarra Valley

Appearance

Medium straw colour with green edges.

Bouquet

Hints of gooseberry, slightly grassy and funky, some creaminess.

Palate

Fresh tropical fruit flavours, herbal and grassy flavours, soft acidity.

Suggested Cuisine

Grilled whiting (or any nice white fish fillet).

General Characteristics

Dry / Light Bodied

Vintage Conditions

2013 is an exciting vintage for Sauvignon Blanc with terrific balance of flavour, texture and acidity. The wines are pungent but composed considering a relatively warm February.

Winemaking

The grapes are machine harvested in the cool of night, crushed and pressed and settled for three to four days. The juice is then racked and fermented in a combination of tank and cask and the lees are stirred regularly until spring for complexity and flavour.

Wine Analysis

Alc/Vol: 12.0% pH: 3.12 TA: 5.8g/L

Cellaring

Now or enjoy over the next two years.