2016 Catlin Grüner Veltliner


Vintage: 2016
Grape varieties: 100 % Gruner
Region: Adelaide Hills, Macclesfield, Australia
Winemaker: Darryl Catlin
Closure: Stelvin
Alcohol (ABV): 12.8 %
Acidity: 6.09  g/l
Residual Sugar: 0.5  g/l
Wine pH: 3.06
Oak: Approx 10% new French Puncheon balance old FO.

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Product Description

Gruner Veltliner is a widely planted variety in Austria and is well suited to the Adelaide hills climate.  I wanted to make a Gruner that shows what the region can do for the style. This one is sourced from the Longview vineyard at Macclesfield. A mild, dry vintage allowed us to pick at the optimum time and the grapes were wild fermented in French Oak barrels. The wine spent the next 4 months on lees before being bottled. The resultant wine exhibits great minerality, length and spice with a delicious kick of butterscotch.  It is a wine that is made to drink now and is a balanced drink that will suit the Australian climate.