Grüner Veltliner 2015

2015 Big Sky Grüner Veltliner

Viticulture

Variety: 100 % Grüner Veltliner

Region: Te Muna, Martinborough

Harvest date: 9 April

Brix at harvest: 22 brix

 
Winemaking

Pressing: whole bunch press, no skin contact

Fermentation: 100 % stainless steel

Low temp yeast, controlled ferment over 21 days

Elevage: 2 months on lees, regular stirring

Lightly fined, sterile filtered

 

Wine Analysis at bottling

Alcohol: 13%

TA: 5 g/L

pH: 3.31

RS: 2.5 g/L  

 

Tasting notes

Colour: Pale straw with green tinged edge

Bouquet: Lime blossom and pear drop aromas

Palate: Luscious white stonefruit, warm spice and vibrant acidity

Food Match: Great as an aperitif, or with Asian food and pork dishes

 

Viticulturists and winemakers  Katherine Jacobs and Jeremy Corban

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