De Bortoli Sacred Hill Traminer Riesling 2014 CONFIRM 2014 VINTAGE

Riesling Gewurztraminer Riverina New South Wales
Sacred Hill is an ode to a hermit made famous in Riverina folklore. Like his eponymous wine, he kept a low profile but was highly revered by all who knew him. For those who may be partial to a juicy wine with a measure of luscious grapey sweetness, Sacred Hill will be the first choice. Topical Gewurztraminer rose petal characters are in full bloom, musk aromatics and ripe lychee fruit flavours are finely nestled within a soft, aromatic palate. Enjoy alongside spiced seafood and piquant Thai.
Traminer and Riesling are chosen for their vibrant varietal characteristics and capacity to assimilate into a harmonious wine. Parcels of Traminer are selected for spicy musk, floral and rose petal flavours which can combine with the floral and citrus characters of Riesling. Choice yeasts which can enhance the lively fragrant character of the wine are essential to the style. Each parcel is fermented separately at cooler temperatures between 12°C and 14°C over the course of a fortnight, retaining lively fruit flavours and freshness. Upon completion, batches are assembled, clarified and stabilised prior to final filtration and bottling. Alcohol 12.5%
Pale straw colour. Lifted rose aromas complemented by a subtle spiciness, balanced by a fresh citrus lift. The crisp acid of Riesling is a perfect match for the generously rounded Traminer fruit. This sweet fruity wine has a great balance of floral rose, musk and spice. Enjoy with light dishes such as white meats and fish, drink whilst brimming with youthful fruit flavours.
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