From a north-facing slope of the best block of this single vineyard wine that was planted in 1994. This wine has sweetness that is similar to a Spatlese but a sweet lemon note and squeaky rhubarb texture and flavour. An abundant, vibrant nose filled with aromas of granny smith apples, kaffir lime leaf and citrus florals. Off dry in style this wine has beautiful purity, where the appealing sweetness is perfectly countered by a high natural acidity.
Hand harvested from our mature Mt Maude family vineyard in Wanaka, planted in 1994. Foot-stomped, pressed and fermented in stainless steel. The ferment was arrested early, when the optimal balance was achieved between the acidity, alcohol and residual sugar. Minimal movement or fining to ensure the pure aromas of this wine from a great vineyard and year were protected.