GMT 2013

gmt 13Tasting Notes

A balanced combination of three top french and spanish varieties. Juicy sweet berry fruits with an integrated tannin structure.

Wine Information

  • Winemaker: Andrew Nimmo
  • Region: Gisborne
  • Variety: Grenache 40%, Mourvedre 40%, Tempranillo 20%

Chronology

  • Harvest Date: March 13
  • Bottling Date: 28 February 14
  • Release Date: September 14

Winemaker Notes

Grenache, Mourvedre and Tempranillo grapes were fermented seperately in open top stainless vats. The wines were then put into barrels for 10 months. A blend of 40% Grenache, 40% Mourvedre and 20% Tempranillo was then developed to produce the finished wine.

Viticulture Notes

Grenache, Mourvedre and Tempranillo grapes were harvested from the Hihi vineyard at Bond Road, Ormond in excellent condition and good ripeness.

Technical Details

  • Alcohol: 14.0%
  • Residual Sugar: 2.0
  • Total Acidity: 6.9
  • ph: 3.71
  • Cellaring: 3-4 years

Awards

  • Bronze: ‘Gisborne Regional Wine Awards 2014
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