Schubert Wines  - 2014 Tribianco

VARIETIES: Cuvée of three white grape varieties:Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Müller-Thurgau.

ORIGIN: Wairarapa14 Tribianco

CLIMATIC CONDITIONS:

Mild winter and warm spring resulting in an early bud-burst, leading into a cooler than usual summer, followed by an early autumn.

DATE OF HARVEST: 24th March 2014

HARVEST & VINIFICATION:

Hand-picked, whole bunch pressed and fermented in 15 % new and 85 % used French Oak barriques & puncheons. Some maturation "sur lie" with occasional "battonage". Racking by gravity to keep maximum freshness of fermentation-CO2.

DATE OF BOTTLING: 23rd October 2014

ALC: 13.0% VOL

2014 Tribianco

 

 

 

TASTING NOTES:

Lightly straw-coloured. On the nose orange blossoms leading into a touch of yeast with a hint of oak. A floral entrance with a reflection of citrus with a core of minerality; leading to a long lingering finish.

 

DRINKING TEMPERATURE: 12 ºC

CELLARING: now to 8 years

CASES PRODUCED: 162

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