Crittenden Estate Macvin Savagnin
Mornington Peninsula - Home block
VINE AGE: 8-10 years
PRUNING/TRELLIS: Cane / VSP
YIELD: 2.5 tonnes per acre
HARVEST DATES: 10th March 2015 & 25th Feb 2019
WINEMAKING A blend of 2015 flor aged Savagnin and 201 Savagnin uice. Fortified with neutral grape spirit to 17% alcohol. Filtered and bottled June 2019.
TECHNICAL DATA ALCOHOL 17% ACIDITY 7.4g/L PH 3.2 RESIDUAL SUGAR 120 g/L MALOLACTIC 50%
NOSE Dried fruits with a lingering nutty, sherry like aroma attributed to the wines extended ageing under flor.
PALATE Spices and sweet luscious golden fruits, all balanced with an acid spine.
DRINK WITH Sweet spiced pastries, fruit tarts, chocolate, milawa blue and washed rind cheeses.
CELLARING Will cellar for many years to come, but ready now!