Rock Ferry Pinot Blanc Brut 2020

$35.90 inc. GST

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90/100 – Cameron Douglas MS
4.5 stars – Michael Cooper

“Aromas of fresh pears and apple, there’s a preserved citrus quality and fine lees spice layer. On the palate a crisp and dry wine with a moderately fine bubble and plush mousse texture. Flavours of white fleshed fruits and citrus, a whisper of ginger spice and a saline note. Balanced and well made with a moderate lengthy and complexity. best drinking from day of purchase through end of summer 2025.” – Cameron Douglas MS

“The distinctive 2020 vintage was estate-grown in the Orchard Vineyard at Rapaura, hand-harvested, bottle-fermented and disgorged after 18 months on its yeast lees. Light lemon/green, it is crisp and lively, with strong, peachy, citrusy, gently yeasty flavours, showing very good complexity, and a crisp, fully dry (2 grams/litre of residual sugar), lingering finish.” – Michael Cooper

Tasting Note: Aromas of freshly baked apple tarte tatin on the nose. A great balance between the autolyse complexity characters and generous notes of poached nashi pear. The palate balances this delicate primary fruit with a refreshing and lengthy finish.

Winemaking Notes: Pinot Blanc from our Orchard Vineyard was hand harvested and gently whole bunch pressed. The free run juice was fermented in stainless steel to preserve the freshness and fruit character of the wine. It was left on full lees and underwent indigenous MLF in spring. After 11 months, the wine was tirage bottled then matured for 18 months on lees to develop yeast autolysis characters prior to disgorging. pH – 3.0g/l, TA 7.2g/l, RS 2.0g/ls

Certification: Organic

Alcohol: 13.5%

Variety: Pinot Blanc

Region: Marlborough, New Zealand

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