d'Arenberg The Noble Mud Pie 2008

Product code: 14ARE620B2008

  • Country:Australia
  • Region:South Australia
  • Sub Region:Mclaren Vale
  • Vintage:2008
  • ABV:8.5%
  • Colour:White
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:37.5 cl
  • Grape Variety:Viognier, Pinot Gris, Marsanne
  • Closure:Screwcap

Production information

Producer: d'Arenberg

d’Arenberg is one of the most significant wineries in McLaren Vale. Founded in 1912 by Joseph Osborn, fourth generation, Chester Osborn took over the reins as Chief Winemaker in 1984. The last decade has seen Chester develop a range of white wines every bit as individual and thrilling as the red Rhone varieties with which the company made its name. There is method to his madness and no one knows their soils and vines better than Chester.

 

Production note

Late harvesting took place by hand in small volumes when fruit flavours and the Botrytis cinerea was at an optimal point. The fruit was gently crushed before receiving a small amount of skin contact. The juice was separated via the gentle process of basket pressing.Fermentation occurred in a number of small tanks using neutral yeast to cope with the high natural sugar levels and to avoid dominating the fruit characters. The fermentation stopped naturally, retaining a considerable level of resi

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