Bendigo sub-region of Central Otago, New Zealand
Exhibiting flavours of ripe pear, peach and marzipan followed by a rich mouth-filling texture with notes of citrus and sweet cinnamon, dry with a mineral finish. Hand-picked in ideal condition and ripeness on the 29th March and 11th April. Whole bunch pressed, minimum settling followed by natural fermentation and aged on yeast lees for 8 months during which full malolactic fermentation occured.
Bottled on the 17th December 2019. This wine is from our BioGro certified organic and Demeter certified biodynamic estate vineyard located in the Bendigo sub-region of Central Otago. The vineyard was planted in 1998 after careful site selection. The soils on the beautiful north facing slope are Waenga fine sandy loam and Letts steepland soil with an elevation of 217 – 264 metres, on 44.55° south.