Elsie Fortified Wine

elsie - nv 2017 bottlingTasting Notes

A fortified wine made from Chardonnay & Gewurztraminer. Almonds, cream and stonefruit with a warm spicy finish. Something different!

Wine Information

  • Winemaker: Andrew Nimmo
  • Region: Gisborne
  • Variety: Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer

Chronology

  • Harvest Date: Various
  • Bottling Date: August 2015
  • Release Date: September 2019

Winemaker Notes

This fortified wine was made from a blend of fortified Chardonnay, & Gewurztraminer that had been aged in barrels.

Viticulture Notes

Chardonnay & Gewurztraminer were harvested from Andrew Nimmo’s vineyard in Ormond.

Technical Details

  • Alcohol: 16.3%
  • Residual Sugar: 70 g/l
  • Total Acidity: 6.2
  • ph: 3.60

Consuming

  • Cellaring: 4 + years