Cool spring causing a late start to the season while a long and dry summer/autumn ensured ideal
DATE OF HARVEST: 26 April 2010
HARVEST & VINIFICATION:
Hand-picked, whole bunch pressed and fermentation in stainless steel. Fermentation stopped at 13.0%VOL.
DATE OF BOTTLING: 13 October 2010
ALC: 13.0% VOL
This luscious wine obtained its name from the
Italian Vintner, who started planting this vineyard in Martinborough in 1989. Lightly golden in colour with high viscosity this wine combines flavours of white peaches, apricots and zesty citrus aromas with layersof floral honey and green walnuts, showing some minerality and all nicely balanced by an elegant acidity.
DRINKING TEMPERATURE: 8-10 ºC
CELLARING: now to 10 years
BOTTLES PRODUCED: 205 cases of 375 ml bottles
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