Stefano Lubiana Pinot Gris 2020
- Certified Organic
- Certified Biodynamic
RegionDerwent Valley, TAS
Fastly becoming cult like, this Pinot Gris is something special. A stunning rose gold colour in the glass. Naturally fermented in 2-5 year old 500 litre puncheons spending seven months on lees.
This wine has a light pink colour with an amber hue due to the extended skin contact. On the nose it displays rosewater and hints of ripe nashi pear flavours followed by a rich and textural palate that has a good balance, and with ripe fruit on the back palate.
Tasting notes from the winery for Stefano Lubiana Pinot Gris 2020
2020 Stefano Lubiana Pinot Gris is an estate-grown, certified-biodynamic single-vineyard wine. It's grown on a mixture of grey gravelly loam, gravel, and red loam atop an old riverbed. The fruit is handpicked, sorted, crushed and left on skins for 72 hours prior to pressing. Naturally fermented in two- to five-year-old 500-litre puncheons, spending seven months on lees. This wine has a light pink colour with an amber hue due to the extended skin contact. On the nose it displays rosewater and hints of ripe nashi pear flavours followed by a rich and textural palate that has a good balance, and with ripe fruit on the back palate.
Variety: Pinot Gris
Vineyard: 100% Derwent Valley Estate grown, single block
Vineyard management: Certified Biodynamic
Geology: Mix of grey gravelly loam over gravel and red loam over old riverbed
Cellaring: 3-5 years
Tasmania’s first and only certified biodynamic vineyard has been cultivating vines using biodynamic methods since 2010. This means that their wines are free of all synthetic treatments, additives and pesticides. Instead they travel the alternative path, stepping back in time and using cosmic rhythms to ensure soil regenereation as well as effective vine care through all phases of the year’s seasonal cycles.
Their much sought-after wines are the result of a passionate unrelenting quest for perfection. This passion, along with free thinking and attention to detail allows them to create wines which reflect this vision. Their focus on traditional and environmentally sensitive principals has only strengthened their desire to create wines that have a unique and distinctive character, with free-flowing elegance and quality.
|Region||Derwent Valley, TAS|
|Country of Origin||Australia|
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