Cool weather over flowering resulted in lower than average yields. A warm, dry summer to follow fortunately ensured that our limited production achieved optimum flavour ripeness and will see the 2017 vintage be remembered as one of the best in a decade.
Mornington Peninsula & Home VINE AGE: 1 years Arneis PRUNING/TRELLIS: Cane VSP Arneis YIELD: 3.7 tonnes per acre Arneis HARVEST DATES: 15th March 2017 Arneis & 5th April 2017Fiano
Destemmed Wild Yeast 6 -10 days on skins 24 months in seasoned French oak Filtered and bottled May 201 Final blend: Fiano 64% / Arneis 36%
ACIDITY 6.75 g/L PH 3.24
RESIDUAL SUGAR 1.0 g/L
MALOLACTIC Fiano 80% /Arneis 0%
Straw, lemon peel, guava and spice.
This is all about texture. Soft initial mouthfeel but intensity builds to a long grippy finish courtesy of skin
Sri Lankan fish curry, roast or braised pork, creamy truffle pasta, apanese cuisine - think unami!
Enoy now or over the next 7 years.