Viognier

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Vintage2010
Alcohol14.2 %
pH3.12
TA6.42 g/l

Other Vintages:

Grape Variety100% Viognier
Vineyard SoilsLoam over clay (Nuriootpa)
Vine AgeViognier planted 2000
GIBarossa Valley
Summary

Kaesler Viognier is better known around the winery as “Steve’s Love Child,” as it is our winemaker, Stephen Dew’s favourite white variety. It is made from estate grown fruit.

Vinification

Fruit was whole bunched pressed with the pressing included. Juice was fermented in stainless steel tanks with 100% wild yeast and left on lees for 2 months. The wine was then racked and pumped to French oak, 15% new and the remainder 2 & 3 year old oak. The wine remained in oak for a further 8 months.

Colour

Light golden/straw.

Nose

Stone fruits and hints of spice, nutmeg

Palate

Full flavoured mouthfeel of pears and peaches, yet good acidity and clean finish.

Notes

Enjoy in its youth or cellar for up to 10 years.

Reviews

  • 90 Points James Halliday Wine Companion 2013

    Bronze Medal, 2011 Barossa Wine Show

    Trophy Cowra Wine Show 2012