100% Gewürztraminer from the Winery Block vineyard on the banks of the Wairau River in Marlborough.
Fruit was harvested in the cool of the early morning, destemmed and held with the skins in the press for 24 hours. The free run and light pressings were separated and cold settled. A portion of the wine was fermented in old neutral French oak barrels, with the balance in stainless steel. The ferments were stopped with some residual sugar to aid texture and weight.
A vibrant perfumed nose of elderflower, rose petal and lychee. The palate continues with the same notes adding layers of nutmeg and gingerbread, resulting in a complex wine with delicate spice and a lingering finish.
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