2016 Harrier Ridge Gewürztraminer
Harrier Ridge wines are only produced in seasons when the winemakers believe that the grapes have reach there optimum maturity and flavour intensity. The wines have their already complex characteristics then enhanced as they are carefully guided through the winery.
Harrier Ridge Gewurztraminer is produced in order to show the natural characters of the grape, with some lees contact used to add creaminess, weight and depth to the palate.
Bright straw with green and gold tones.
Classic rose petal, and rich Turkish delight
Lush spicy characters overlay a rich, guava and Turkish delight background. The wine is off dry and will contribute with many fine cuisine styles including pungent Pacific Rim cuisine.
Enjoy now or over the next 18 months.
The wine was cool fermented in stainless steel tanks to emphasise its fruit characters. The wine was then given extended lees contact to increase complexity.