Bubbly As NV

bubbly as nv

Tasting Notes

An intriguingly floral and spicy sparkling wine. Gewurztraminer 48%, Pinot Gris 26%, Albarino 26%. A honeysuckle bouquet leads to a ginger and lychee finish.

 Wine Information

  • Winemaker: Andy Nimmo
  • Region: Gisborne
  • Variety: Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris & Albarino

Chronology

  • Harvest Date: 2014 & 2019
  • Bottling Date:  November 2019
  • Release Date: March 2020

 Wine Notes

Winemaker Notes: This wine was fermented under temperature control. The wine was blended to produce an aromatic and spicy sparkling wine balanced with some fruit sweetness.

Viticulture Notes: Gewurztraminer was harvested in 2014 in Ormond. Pinot Gris was harvested in 2019 from Lincoln & Anita Ellmers vineyard in Te Karaka. Albarino grapes were harvested from the Reynolds vineyard in Makaraka, Gisborne.

Technical Details

  • Alcohol: 13.8%
  • Residual Sugar: 11.2 g/l
  • TA: 5.8
  • ph: 3.56

Awards

  • Bronze: Royal Easter Wine Show, Auckland