De Bortoli The Estate Vineyard Yarra Valley Pinot Blanc 2018Regular price $167.94 Sale price $125.94
Hand picked, gently pressed and allowed to settle overnight. The juice is racked to older French oak casks to ferment and mature over 5 months. The lees are stirred intermittently for creaminess and texture.
Dry style, textural, food wine. The Estate Vineyard Pinot Blanc is the classic bone dry traditional French style. Its history has close links to Chardonnay and you can see the same sort of fine mineral traits.
Pale straw with a green edge. Delicate, creamy, nutty and fine. Gentle aromatics, minerally, drying phenolics, hazelnut, textural.
Varietal: Pinot Blanc
Region: Yarra Valley, VIC
96 Points - winecompanion.com.au
"A fascinating, lesser seen varietal, and while its been made in old vats and aged on lees, It smells just like a spiced pear and roquette salad. Green pears and peppery leaves, limey citrus acidity, delicacy, texture and length."