Berton Winemakers Reserve Vermentino 2016


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£66.06 Price Per Case ( 6 Bottles )

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Country - Australia

Region - South Eastern Australia

Grape Varieties - Vermentino 100%

Alcohol by volume - 12%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Berton Vineyard

Tasting notes - Quintessential Vermentino, this has a delicate pale lime colour with silver hues with bright aromas of green apple and lemon sherbet. Crisp and fruity palate with lush flavours of lime, pineapple and honeydew melon enhanced by delicate minerality through to a deliciously mouthwatering finish.Awards

100 Best Australian Wines,

Matthew Jukes, 2017 Silver,

SWA, 2017 92Pts,

Decanter, 2017

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Fresh green apple and lime flavours through to a zesty and clean finish

Producer Note

Established by Bob and Cherie Berton in May 1996. The estate covers 30 hectares of land located on gently rolling hills at 450 metres above sea level, in a subregion of Eden Valley in South Australia. The superb Reserve Shiraz and Reserve Chardonnay wines are still sourced from this plot. In 2007, Bob purchased the Yenda winery in the heart of the Riverina. This state-of- the-art facility has the capacity to process 20,000 tonnes and enables Berton Vineyard to produce value for money wines which sit alongside their premium single vineyard offerings.

Vintage

In the vineyard a warm, dry summer provided a disease free growing season with great ripening conditions across all regions. Yields were a little low and despite some hot days, heat waves didn’t play a significant role. The result, high quality wines with ripe fruit flavours and fresh, balancing acidity.

Vineyard

The grapes for this wine are soured from two areas: the Riverland and the Riverina. The vine age is varied, but all the vines are trained on a double wire cordon trellising system with drip irrigation. In the Riverland, there are two blocks of Vermentino; the younger block is hand pruned, while the older block is machine pruned and the vines are grown in a soil type which is a grey, brown loamy sand. In the Riverina, the vines are all machine pruned and the vines are grown in a sandy loam soil with a clay subsoil.

Winemaking

Harvest timing was determined in the vineyard by flavour development, sugar and acidity levels. Harvest took place in the cool of the night to retain fresh fruit flavours and minimise oxidation before being transported to the winery. After crushing, chilling and pressing, the free-run juice was lightly clarified before a slow fermentation at temperatures of 14 – 16°C using carefully selected yeast to optimise varietal expression. After a short period on yeast lees the wine was blended, stabilised and filtered for bottling, showcasing its fresh varietal fruit flavours.

Tasting Note

Quintessential Vermentino, this has a delicate pale lime colour with silver hues with bright aromas of green apple and lemon sherbet. Crisp and fruity palate with lush flavours of lime, pineapple and honeydew melon enhanced by delicate minerality through to a deliciously mouthwatering finish.

Serving Suggestion

Enjoy chilled as a refreshing apéritif, or with light seafood dishes such as Tempura prawns, or delicately flavoured white fish dishes.

Grape

Vermentino 100%

5427416A
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Data sheet

Vintage
2016
Bottle Size
75cl
Case Size
6 Bottles
Region
South East Australia

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Berton Winemakers Reserve Vermentino 2016

Country - Australia

Region - South Eastern Australia

Grape Varieties - Vermentino 100%

Alcohol by volume - 12%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Berton Vineyard

Tasting notes - Quintessential Vermentino, this has a delicate pale lime colour with silver hues with bright aromas of green apple and lemon sherbet. Crisp and fruity palate with lush flavours of lime, pineapple and honeydew melon enhanced by delicate minerality through to a deliciously mouthwatering finish.Awards

100 Best Australian Wines,

Matthew Jukes, 2017 Silver,

SWA, 2017 92Pts,

Decanter, 2017

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