Schubert Wines  - 2016 Tribianco

 

VARIETIES: Cuvée of three white grape varieties: Chardonnay,                                     Pinot Gris and Müller-Thurgau.16 Tribianco 100 cropped

ORIGIN: Martinborough               

CLIMATIC CONDITIONS: A wet and cold September resulted in a late start to the season. One of the hottest Februarys on record and low rainfall during March allowed for perfect ripening conditions.

DATE OF HARVEST: 26th March 2016

HARVEST & VINIFICATION: Hand-picked, whole bunch pressed and fermented in 15% new and 85% used French Oak barriques & puncheons. Some maturation "sur lie" with occasional "battonage". Racking by gravity to keep maximum freshness of fermentation-CO2.

 

DATE OF BOTTLING: 09th November 2016

ALC: 13% VOL

TASTING NOTES: Beautiful fresh floral aromatics, orange blossoms and stone fruit entwined with spice and mineral notes. 

Bright and refreshing with floral layers, reminscent notes of summer stone fruit. An alluring core spice and sense of minerality that gives weight and structure, with a creamy texture leading to a long satisfying complex finish. 

 
DRINKING TEMPERATURE: 12 ºC
CELLARING: now to 8 years 
CASES PRODUCED: 114