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Aurum Wines Central Otago Wine

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2019 ORGANIC PINOT GRIS

Appearance

Crystal clear – very pale lemon

Bouquet

Intense perfume of honeysuckle, quince, mandarin peel and melon.

Palate

This wine is supple and ripe with intense pear, quince and mandarin flavours. The fruit and spice notes are underlined by a rich and creamy mouthfeel with a good acidity providing a mineral backbone and a long lingering aftertaste to this off-dry style wine.

Technical Analysis

Location – 45 degrees South

Low cropping estate grown grapes for this wine were hand-harvested in April from Aurum’s Te Wairere vineyard in the Lowburn area of Central Otago.

Soils

Fluvial, glacial silts and gravels.

Vine age

19-year-old vines

Trellis Style

VSP Vertical Shoot Positioning

Winemakers comments

The grapes were whole bunch pressed to minimise extraction of skin phenolics and fermented at low temperature in stainless steel tanks with 8 months ageing on lees to increase the mouthfeel.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Residual sugar:  5g/L

2019 ORGANIC PINOT GRIS