This popular wine is made from imported vines from the island of Madiera where the famous sweet wine of that name is made. This is a lovely fresh wine with a strong aroma of lime and tropical fruits. The dominant flavour is of intense lime with a creamy texture and long finish.
A Subtle herbaceous lift leading into grapefruit, lemon and lime juice with hints of pineapple and citrus blossom.
A full, luscious palate of pineapple, white peach, mandarin and nectarine, finishing with hints of lime juice cordial and a grapefruit acidity that adds focus to the wine. The creamy mid palate and seamless textural finish allow the wine to be the perfect partner with food.
2016 had a warm growing season with the fruit ripening with good flavour intensity in early February. Flavour development was steady, good canopy architecture allowed us to achieve the flavour intensity and purity we were seeking while still managing to maintain moderate sugar levels. A small percentage was barrel fermented and lees stirred in old oak to give richness and complexity to the palate.
- Alcohol 13.5%
This wine is suited for early drinking and will retain fresh fruit characters for the next couple of years. This wine is made to be enjoyed whilst it is young and vibrant, the structural and flavour elements make it a fabulous food wine.
Scott Zrna & Ben Tanzer
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