Glenarty Road Fumé Blanc

Glenarty Road Fumé Blanc

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wild barrel ferment -- free run -- white peach -- jasmine tea -- dried fig -- orange blossom

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Variety: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Alc/Vol : 12.6% 

Harvest Date: 19 Feb 2016

Oak Maturation: 70 % aged in new french oak barriques for 4 months.

Bottling date: 19 July 2016

Cellaring potential:  will age well for the next 10 years 

Vineyard: East facing site with free draining, coarse gravel soils help deliver a bold wine with zesty minerality.

Winemaking: Free run Sauvignon Blanc yeast fermented by natural yeasts in new french oak barriques.  Unfined with minimal filtration.

Colour: Freshly melted butter

Nose: Vibrant orange blossom and bartlet pear are seamlessly tied together with a generous amount of new oak.

Palate: A complex wine displaying balanced natural acidity, generous fruit weight with a savoury twist.  

Style: Fumé translates to 'smoked' referring to the emphasis on new toasted oak barrels.

Please note : All orders in multiples of 12 receive free freight.  You can cause a Kerfuffle with straight or mixed cases.