Gizzy Fizzy 2019

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Tasting Notes

A sparkling “blanc de blanc” wine made from Chardonnay 70% & Albarino 30% in a “brut” style. A brut style with citrus and a peaches & cream finish.

Wine Information

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

Chronology

  • Harvest Date: March 2019
  • Bottling Date: November 2019
  • Release Date: December 2020

Winemaker Notes

The Chardonnay & Albarino were fermented in Flextank barrels under temperature control. The wine was blended to produce a fresh creamy sparkling wine.

Viticulture Notes

Chardonnay was harvested from Richard McIntyre’s vineyard in Opou Road, Gisborne. Albarino was harvested from George Reynolds vineyard in Newstead Lane, Gisborne

Technical Details

  • Alcohol: 12.1%
  • Residual Sugar: 12 g/l
  • Total Acidity: 6.0
  • ph: 3.5

Awards

  • Bronze – NZ International Wine Show 2020