2008 Reserve Gewurztraminer
4 stars Winestate magazine September/October 2009 issue
4 stars Michael Cooper Wine Guide 2010
The fruit for this wine was predominantly grown on the lower terrace of Askerne vineyard in light, sandy soils.
The wine was made from a blend of 4 clones 1106, 456, 457 and 1148.
The fruit was hand harvested and sorted between 28th March and 1st April 2009 .
Part of the pick was crushed and destemmed and given skin contact.
85% of the juice was tank fermented and 15% was fermented and aged in old French oak barriques for 10 months.
RS 22 g/l
This wine has limes, tropical fruit and spice with floral characters on the nose.
The palate is well balanced with good texture and a long lingering sweet fruit finish.
The perfect match for Asian foods particularly Thai, Sichuan and Cantonese.