Ortega Skin Contact 2018

Ortega Skin Contact 2018

Regular price £19.50

Fermented on skins slowly using wild yeasts, then aged in old Burgundy barrels for 9 months before bottling - unfined & unfiltered.



Description

Grapes: Ortega Clone 25 1500 Kilos.

Harvest: 22nd September 2018 - picked at 19 Brix and 7 TA.

Winemaking: Three quarters of the grapes were de- stemmed into a variable stainless steel tank, with a quarter whole bunch clusters added. Fermentation on skins took place slowly via indigenous yeasts.The wine was then aged in old Burgundy barrels for 9 months before being bottled using a gravity filler.

Bottled: 14th October 2019, unfined and unfiltered.

Nose: Orange blossom, honeysuckle.

Palate: Apricot, Dandelion.

Food Match: Seafood, salads or light pasta dishes.

ABV

11.5%

Bottle Size

75cl

Closure

Natural Cork

Grape

Ortega