St Jacques Gewürztraminer 2015

St Jacques Gewürztraminer 2015

St Jacques Gewürztraminer 2015

$15.90 NZD

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  • sustainable winegrowing
  • Vegan approved

Having Thai curry or jumbo prawns with sweet chilli sauce for dinner?  This Gewürztraminer will make your meal even more special!

Tasting Notes

An elegant, Alsace-style aromatic with generous pear, rose and spice flavours, a finely balanced acidity and a gentle sweetness.
Ideal serving temperature: 15°C

Our St Jacques Wines

Named after Coquille St Jacques - French for the beautiful scallop shell, our St Jacques wines are inspired by Nelson’s carefree lifestyle in the sun. 


• From Sustainable Production, accredited by Sustainable Winegrowing
  New Zealand

Vegan Wine, certified by the New Zealand Vegetarian Society

Weather Conditions: Spring and summer were hot and extremely dry, enhancing great flavours in our grapes. Rain set in just one week before harvest, making for anxious times. Luckily the fine weather returned for another 2 weeks – just long enough to bring our crop in safely and in good condition.

Viticulture
• 100% fruit from our Home block
• Moutere clay soil with a layer of sandy loam

• Hand-picked and hand-sorted on 26 March at optimum ripeness with 23.8 Brix


 

Winemaking
• Extended skin contact before whole bunch pressing
• Gravity-fed from press area to winery
• Cool fermentation stopped at 8g/ltr natural residual sugar
• Extended lees contact in stainless steel
• No fining pre-bottling, minimal pumping
• Gentle filtration in a single pass from cloudy to sterile

• Bottled on 29 July 2015 under screw caps
• 14.5% alcohol