Schubert Wines- 2018 Dolce

VARIETY: Müller-Thurgau  Dolce_2018_smaller_cropped.png

ORIGIN: Martinborough             

CLIMATIC CONDITIONS: A friendly frost-free spring and warm, dry early summer lead to a hot January and February.

DATE OF HARVEST: various pickings in April 2018.

HARVEST & VINIFICATION: Fermentation stopped at 12% VOL. This luscious wine obtained its name from the Italian Vintner who started planting this vineyard in Martinborough in 1989. Hand-picked, whole bunch pressed and fermentation in stainless steel.

DATE OF BOTTLING: 16th October 2018

ALC: 12% VOL

TASTING NOTES: A luscious bouquet of fragrant orange blossom, candied peel with a touch of caramelised figs alongside aromas of honeycomb. A welcoming entrance of candied orange and peach with notes of caramelised pears and a hint of honeycomb with layers of silky spice with balanced acidity.

DRINKING TEMPERATURE: 5-8 ºC

CELLARING: now to 10 years

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