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Waipara Hills Southern Cuvee

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The flavours from the nose follow through onto the palate with melon and apple throughout. Crisp acidity and lively bubbles are balanced with a moderating sweetness to produce a refreshing and envigorating wine suitable for any occasion. 100% Sparkling Waipara Valley Riesling.

Waipara Hills Southern Cuvée

TASTING NOTES

COLOUR

Pale yellow with hints of green.

NOSE

Rock melon, green apple and wild flowers.

PALATE

Lively, fresh bubbles bring forth vibrant melon and apple flavours, balanced with medium sweetness.

SERVE

Chilled and with friends.

PEAK DRINKING

SUGGESTED FOOD MATCH

WINE ANALYSIS

ALCOHOL VOLUME

12.0 %

ACIDITY

6.55 g/l

RESIDUAL SUGAR

19 g/l

WINE BACKGROUND

VINTAGE REGION

All the fruit for its wine came from our vineyards in the Waipara Valley.

VINTAGE CONDITIONS

This wine is non-vintage.

GRAPE VARIETY

100% Riesling

MATURATION

To keep the freshness of the fruit characters we fermented the wine in stainless steel tanks and matured it off lees cold for 7 months to allow it time to open up.

ACCOLADES

Bronze - New World Wine Awards 2010 (NZ)
Bronze - Liquorland International Wine Competition 2010 (NZ)
3 out of 5 Stars - Cuisine Magazine NZ International Sparkling Tasting 2010 (NZ)
87pts / 4 Stars - "A nicely balanced and attractive sparkling wine displaying gentle aromas of citrus, apple and floral notes. The palate is lively and smooth with lovely fruit intensity and balanced acidity. A well rounded and appealing wine with a refreshing finish. $22.00 Moderate availability. 12% Traditional sparkling cork. www.waiparahills.co.nz. Feb 2011." Sam Kim - Wine Orbit www.wineorbit.co.nz

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