Zephyr Gewurztraminer

£20.40

Grape: Gewurztraminer

Country: New Zealand

Region: Marlborough

Body: Medium

Abv: 13.5%

Size: 75cl

New Zealand's Zephyr select the grapes for their Gewurztraminer from a Single Vineyard in Dillon's Point, Marlborough. Separated into one parcel for whole bunch pressing and the other pressed with stalks and skins before filtration. Just 2% of the blend undergoes skin ferment for up to 5 days, with another 5% that sees very old French oak barrels and undergoes a 'feral' fermentation. The main parcels are fermented in stainless steel with very little additives. 

The result of the final blend is Gewurztraminer complexity at its finest. Bright straw green in colour. with enticing aromas of red capsicum, gooseberry, lychee, rose petal and freshly cut lemongrass. The palate is balanced and long with rich, lush texture, lifted floral character and crisp acidity. Try with roast pork, oily fish, noodles and curries, blue, pungent, or smoked cheeses.

Zephyr is run by the fourth generation of the Glover family, Ben, who humbly refres to himself as the janitor. Their vineyards were planted in 1985 by the meandering Opawa River in the renowned Marlborough sub-region of Dillon's Point. Zephyr's aromatic white wines (Sauvignon, Gewurztraminer, Riesling) have an outstanding reputation, being compared to premium European appellations such as Graves. All the wines will have organic certification from the 2020 vintage.

Suitable for Vegans & Vegetarians

Sub Type: White
Grape: Gewurztraminer
Country: New Zealand
Region: Marlborough
Tasting Notes:

Enticing aromas of red capsicum, gooseberry, lychee, rose petal and freshly cut lemongrass. The palate is balanced and long with rich, lush texture, lifted floral character and crisp acidity.

Appearance: Lemon & Green Hues
Body: Medium
Sweetness: Medium Dry
Blending: Varietal
Oaking: Part-Oaked
ABV: 13.5%
Vintage: 2020
Vintage Note: From the vintages available you will be delivered the earliest or a mix depending on quantities ordered. Please leave a message in basket if you require a specific vintage
World Type: New World
Closure: Screw Cap
Wine Size: 75cl
Suitable: Vegetarian|Vegan|Organic
Food Match: Pork|Fish|Noodles|Blue Cheese|Mature Cheese|Smoked Cheese|Curry
Producer: Zephyr
SKU ZEPHYRGEWURZ

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