Ortega

£1200

Ortega 2017

 

LOW SULPHUR

 

THE GRAPE- 100% English Ortega grapes grown on the estate. Created in 1948 by Hans Breider in Germany the Hybrid of Muller-Thurgau and Siegrrebe produces a lush bright green canopy with white tips. The bushy canopy encouraged mildews but also bountiful bunches at a higher Oechsle. Its named after the contemporary poet and philosopher José Ortega y Gasset.

APPEARANCE – Golden, with a slight spritz.

NOSE – Ortega wines have aromas of Muscat and peach and are high in extract however fruit shines through in this vintage.

TASTE – Delicious, complex and long on the palette.

COMPLEMENTS –Perfect aperitif or great with fish, shellfish, spicy or rich foods such as a Sunday lunch.

Alcohol                     12%

Ph                               3.33

Residual Sugar         <1.2 G/L

Sulphur                     <0.02 G/L

Tartaric Acid            5.4 G/L

HOW IS IT MADE– By getting the hand picked bunches into the winery from vine to press within the hour, fermenting slowly in stainless steel and resting on lees to mellow before racking, filtering and bottling.

CONSUME –Now, Chilled.

Keep cellared, best before December 2020

Suitable for vegetarians and vegans

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SKU: 9145262719114 Category: Tags: , Product ID: 403

Description

Aromas of the east. We wanted to make a really different from our Estate Bacchus which is more sauvignon blanc. This is however like a fresh chardonnay with at touch of tannin. It’s a bit of a grower after the first sip let your taste buds  acclimatise to the flavoursome white! 

Christina McQuillan – Winemaker

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