Albarino 2019

Tasting Notesalbarino 19

A juicy fresh lively wine. Exotic tropical fruit with zesty citrus notes. Albarino is Spain’s top white variety from Galicia region.

Wine Information

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

Chronology

  • Harvest Date: March 19
  • Bottling Date: July 19
  • Release Date: September 19

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 slightly off-dry style of Albarino.

 Viticulture Notes

Albarino was machine harvested in excellent condition from BC Tietjen’s vineyard in Bushmere Road, Gisborne.

Technical Details

  • Alcohol: 13.2%
  • Residual Sugar: 8.8
  • Total Acidity: 6.5
  • ph: 3.51

Cellaring

  • 3+ years

Awards

  • Gold medal, NZ International Wine Show 2019