Viognier

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Vintage2012
Alcohol14.2 %
pH3.30
TA5.44 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 4 months. The wine was matured in French oak barriques, 30% new and the remainder 2 & 3 year old oak. The wine remained in oak for 11 months.

Colour

Light golden/straw.

Nose

Stone fruits and hints of spice.

Palate

Full flavoured mouth feel. White stone fruits and spicy cinnamon and clove notes.

Notes

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

Reviews

  • 94 Points James Halliday Wine Companion 2015

    Silver Medal Barossa Wine Show 2013