2016 Amphora 'Amber' Wine
Variety: 85% Chardonnay & 15% Sauvignon Blanc
Vineyard Blocks: 100% Derwent Valley Estate grown, single block.Vineyard Management: 100% Certified Biodynamic
Geology: Gravelly loam over clay.
Picked on the 9th of April and de-stemmed into Amphora for co-fermentation. The wine received 20 days of skin contact before being pressed and left in Egg for 20 more days after pressing.
Aged in 3rd fill barrels for 13 months before bottling. The wine has a deep golden/orange colour due to skin contact. The wine displays notes of roast apricot with herbaceous characters on the nose, followed by a rich textural palate of ripe fruit with a herbaceous finish.
Cellaring 1-3 years