2019 Gewürztraminer Icewine (Ice wine)
Citrusy clementine, pineapple and apricot aromas mingle with quince and a delicate flinty twist. This luxuriously creamy nectar has flavours true to the nose, suggesting citrusy fruit cocktail, honey and ginger, with a lingering, sweet caramel aftertaste.
Picked by hand at the Malivoire Estate Vineyard on the -10° C evening of December 18th. Grape sugars averaged 41° Brix.
After stainless steel fermentation (no malolactic fermentation) the wine was settled and clarified in tank for three months and bottled in April 2020.
Alcohol: 11.1%; Residual Sugar: 240 grams per Litre; Titratable Acidity: 7.3 grams per litre; pH: 3.75
Quantity bottled was 358 cases.
Sweet: 185 g/L residual sugar
Enjoy now to 2027.
Serve near 7 ° C; try with spicy Asian foods, pâté or firm, aged cheeses.