TA: 7.0 g/l
Variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Region: Hilltops,NSW, Australia
Production: 130 dozen
One of the oldest and most widespread ,distinctive, and distinguished varieties of Piemonte. Nebbiolo is responsible for some of the finest wines of Italy. Light in colour, high in both acid and tannin and exhibits a haunting array of aromas including tar, leaf mould, dried cherries, violets and roses. The wines have the ability to express the sutitilies of terrior. Late ripening, vigorous and very fussy about soils it seems to have found a home in Australia on the red volcanic soils of the NSW Hilltops region.
Vineyard: These nebbiolo grapes were grown on red volcanic soils at an elevation of 530m.The vineyard is situated at Young the heart of the Hilltops region
Harvest date: 30th March 2015
Winemakers notes: The fruit was warm fermented in traditional open vats which were hand plunged. The wine was aged in oak barrels for 18 months prior to blending.
Tasting notes: This wine is light brick red in colour with aromas of roses and violets typical of the variety. The pallet is balanced with a clean acid and light tannin finish
Cellaring: This wine is ideal for consumption now and will cellar well for 4 to 6 years.
Food Match: Roasted lamb rack served with cumin glazed carrots and roasted rosemary potatoes with a classic red wine jus on the side