2017 Gewürztraminer

- Evandale Estate Vineyards - Keyneton - Eden Valley -

Gewürztraminer, Funny name - Terrific taste! The 2017 Evandale Estate Vineyards Gewürztraminer capture the delight this variety brings to the table (and glass) with equal parts floral, acid and delicious richness all having a say.

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Production:

Picked March 30th 2017,
Single vineyard wine.
1.25 Tonne Picked from Bill Evan's Evandale Estate Vineyard
1080 Bottles produced

Colour:

Very Bright pale straw with hints of pale apple green.

Nose:

Fleshy green apple and lime over floral hints of musky rose petals all comfortably resting on a subtle savory bread-dough and cashew underlay

Palate:

Textural fleshy mouth wraps seductively around a steely center of poised acidity. The counter balance of cleansing acid and generous fruit sits moreish-ly on the palate. tart apple and citrus curd vies with textural mouth filling brioche that Mandelbrot set like disappears into the etenal vanishing point like a stainless steel ice-pick in crackling sharp HD Definition.

Philosophy:

- 27th Of March, 09:30 (ish) -

Busy as buggery; Phone Rings! “Dave, Saegy here, do you want some Eden Valley Traminer? Bill Evans has got a tonne or so left and he doesn’t want it to go to waste...”

- Dave's Inner Dialogue -

What?!? Traminer...??? Hmmmm, Dunno Much About... Oh, Hang On A Minute, Gewürztraminer... Always Wanted To Have A Crack At That...

- Dave's Outer Dialogue -

“Hey Saegy, Tell Bill, if it looks alright, then Bloody Oath!!!”

- Later That Afternoon -

”Looks alright Bill, I’m in!”

- A Day Or Two Later -

In it rolls; 1.25 tonnes of, hand picked blushing pink beauties.
Head down - bum up and before you know it, safely in the basket press for 24 hours of squish.

- Twenty Four Hours Later -

Free run, Pressings full solids and the kitchen sink; bunged it all in together before kicking off a low & slow fermentation.

- Nine And A Half Weeks later -

All the important bubbly bits done; Lid down tight & into the fridge for some textural healing... Bowchikkawowow

- Four Months Later -

1080 Be the number of mouths needed for each bottle to visit a unique thirsty hole!

- The Final Conundrum -

Why the Rooster with an Olive? That is an excellent question!

- Signing Off With Cheers ! -

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