Hochkirch Sulphur Free Blanc 2019
- Vegan Suitable
- No Added Preservative
- Certified Biodynamic
RegionHenty, Western Districts, VIC
A fantastic example of a Biodynamic white wine full of class and purity. Rich coppery-yellow in colour, the nose exudes mandarin, lemon rind, apple and a hint of nuttiness. On the palate this is an intense textural wine, rich and honeyed, but not overpowering, with an inherent freshness and vibrancy. The fruit quality is evident by the complex and lingering finish.
This is an "orange' style of wine, made with some skin contact. Fantastic with a range of rich foods.
Tasting Notes for Hochkirch Preservative Free Biodynamic Blanc 2019 from the Winery
Skin contact gives pale yellow colour. Edgy wet stone phenolics with sweet floral hint on nose. Surprising palate weight with tension between pronounced minerality and bright lively acid leading to floral and honey hints at the back.
Long slow fermentation, natural yeasts, no filtration, minimal intervention and additives. Vineyard is high-density planted and dry farmed. Certified Biodynamic by Demeter.
Hochkirch vineyard lies on a north facing slope 250 m. above sea level along an elevated plateau running southwest from Dunkeld at the foot of the Grampians in far south west Victoria. The vines are dry farmed (no irrigation) and no synthetic fungicides, pesticides or fertilisers are used; certified bio-dynamic by Demeter.
Region: Henty, Western Districts, VIC
|Region||Henty, Western Districts, VIC|
|Country of Origin||Australia|
|Wild Yeast Fermentation||Yes|
|No Added Preservative||Yes|
|Alcohol Level||Moderate [12-13%]|
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