Albarino 2015

Tasting Notesalbarino 15

A fresh fruity wine made in a balanced medium sweet style. Exotic tropical fruit, white peach. Albarino is Spain’s top white variety from Galicia region.

Wine Information

  • Winemakers: Andrew Nimmo
  • Region: Gisborne
  • Variety: Albarino

Chronology

  • Harvest Date: 24 March 15
  • Bottling Date: 24 November 15
  • Release Date: August 15

Winemaker Notes

This wine was fermented in stainless steel under temperature control to produce a balanced fresh clean wine. The ferment was stopped to create a medium sweet style of Albarino. Very minimal fining additions were made to this wine.

 Viticulture Notes

Albarino was machine harvested at 23.0 Brix in excellent condition from Hihi’s vineyard in Bond Road, Ormond.

Technical Details

  • Alcohol: 13.4%
  • Residual Sugar: 14.0
  • Total Acidity: 6.9
  • ph: 3.41

Cellaring

  • 2+ years

Awards

  • 4 stars: Bob Cambell
  • 3.5 stars: Raymond Chan
  • 3.5 stars: Michael Cooper
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