THE GRAPE – 100% English Bacchus grapes grown on the estate. A crossing of Riesling and the lesser known Silvaner, a variety known for being able to express terroir. Bacchus produces white grapes. Named after Dionysus the Roman god of wine, fertility, and prophecy.
APPEARANCE – Green to Gold in colour.
NOSE – Elderflower and green fruits
TASTE – A medium dry full of super citrus fruit characters similar to Sauvignon Blanc but with distinctive tones of elderflower, gooseberry, melon and lemon.
COMPLEMENTS – Goes perfectly with Italian creamy pastas, Asian spices and traditional roast pork
Residual Sugar <5.2 G/L
Sulphur 0.18 G/L
Tartaric Acid 8.3 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
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans