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Waipara Hills Waipara Gewurztraminer 2009

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Showing that little bit more character than the 2008, the 2009 Gewürztraminer from the The Mound Vineyard is starting to show the richness and aromatic lift that this vineyard is known for. Vibrant and lifted, rich and luscious, this wine is a rewarding and decandent way to spend a cosy evening with friends.

Waipara Hills Waipara Gewurztraminer 2009

TASTING NOTES

COLOUR

Pale yellow with hints of green

NOSE

Spicy, lifted honey suckle, pear drop and musk. Rich and inviting.

PALATE

Rich flavours of melon, spice and honey flow through the palate. Luscious and textural, yet culminating with a crisp, balanced finish.

SERVE

Slightly chilled.

PEAK DRINKING

2011 - 2015

SUGGESTED FOOD MATCH

WINE ANALYSIS

ALCOHOL VOLUME

14.5%

ACIDITY

4.5 g/L

RESIDUAL SUGAR

11 g/L

WINE BACKGROUND

VINTAGE REGION

All the fruit for this wine came from The Mound Vineyard in Waipara Valley.

VINTAGE CONDITIONS

The 2009 season was exempilary and allowed the full ripening of all of our varietals.

GRAPE VARIETY

100% Gewurztraminer

MATURATION

Crushed into press, and left on skins for 3 hours before pressing out. Cold settled for 7 days, before a clean racking and a cool ferment in stainless steel. Stopped at a rich yet crisp balance, then left on lees, cold for several months before racking and warming.

ACCOLADES

84pts "The nose is varietal, displaying peach, tropical fruit and floral characters with a hint of spice. It's ripe and smooth on the palate with a juicy mouthfeel and gentle acidity leading to a fruity finish." Sam Kim, Wine Orbit
Selected in Matt Skinner's 'High Five' in the Australian Good Food Magazine. "Melon, nougat and spice".

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