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Gruner Veltliner

Gruner Veltliner 2015

Our long awaited new release:

a.k.a. "Rudi's Gruner"

Hand-picked in ideal condition and ripeness on the 18th of April from our biodynamic Demeter certified Bendigo Estate vineyard; planted in 1998, with a vine density of 5,000 plants per hectare.

The soils on the beautiful north facing slope are Waenga fine sandy loam and Letts steepland with an elevation from 217 – 264 metres, on 44.55° south.

Whole punch pressed, free run juice only. Indigenous yeast ferment in stainless steel tank to dryness. Ageing on lees for 11 months. Bottled 7th of March 2016.

Tasting Note:

Palest yellow with a bouquetof strong lemon, apricot and pepper.

The palate shows a very rich yet strict acidity and dry demeanour -

rather Austrian-like .

Technical Data:

pH: 3.16

TA: 5.6g/l

Alc: 13%

RS: 2.3g/l

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  • We will release our Gruner Veltliner 2016 in Spring 2017 - Contact Elaine on elaine@quartzreef.co.nz if you wish to reserve some

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