The Wine A delicate gold, yellow colour with a pink hint from the Pink Muscat grapes. The wine has an intense aroma of fresh papaya, honey and floral hints. Whilst sweet and luscious it is perfectly balanced by citrus acidity on the long finish. Very drinkable.
Production Grapes are picked by hand into 20 kg cases to avoid damaging the grapes. Harvest begins when the grapes reach 16° brix, which usually occurs towards the end on March. The grapes were placed over drying sheets, which were are 20cm from the ground to avoid contamination and to favour the circulation of air. The grapes are gathered once they then reach 38° brix. When the grapes reach the cellar, they are pressed in whole bunches, obtaining a faster settling of the must. The settling occurs at low temperatures for 12 hours and the must is then moved into stainless steel vat. Selected yeasts are added to kick off fermentation, maintaining temperature to below 16 degrees C. Given the level of sugar in the must, the fermentation is stopped by the addition of sulphur once it reaches the desired alcoholic level (13,8 - 14° Gl).
Food match Fruity desserts such as baked raspberry cheesecake or strawberries and cream but also a perfect foil for a salty blue cheese like Roquefort.
Grapes: 100% Muscat
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