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Featherstone Winery Featherstone Vineyard Gewurztraminer 2010 Wine Review

Featherstone Winery Featherstone Vineyard Gewurztraminer 2010

Featherstone Winery Featherstone Vineyard Gewurztraminer 2010

Niagara Escarpment, Ontario, Canada

Community Score:91/100

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2011-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Featherstone

Agent: Featherstone Winery

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Exquisite white floral aromas open up into richer layers of lychee, rosewater and white peach. Zesty acidity makes this aromatic white perfect for light and medium curries, Asian dishes. This wine spent 12 weeks on the lees.

This Featherstone Winery Featherstone Vineyard Gewurztraminer 2010 was reviewed on January 3, 2012 by Natalie MacLean

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Soils: Heavy Clay Vine Density:1200/Acre
Planted: 2001 Rootstock: SO4 Clone: 49
Date Picked: 13th October 2010
Fruit Condition: Extremely Healthy, 3% Noble Rot
Handling: Hand Picked into small 25 kg picking bins allowing the fruit to arrive at the winery’s sorting table intact. Fruit was hand sorted, crushed and de-stemmed. Cold soak skin maceration for 24 hours. Juice yield less than 600 litres per tonne and transferred into stainless steel fermentation tank. 36 hours of natural cold settling then racked off gross lees. Pink hue to juice prior to fermentation.
Fermentation: Fermented with commercial yeast strain DGI 228 . Fermentation temperature set to 12.5 degrees Celsius and began 20th October 2010. The ferment was kept on lees until 6th January 2011. Total time on primary lees: 12 weeks
Bottling date: January 11th 2011 Total production: 225 cases
Wine analysis at bottling:
pH3.33 T.A 6.75g/l Alc. 13.5 R.S 7.5 g/L

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