BY FARR VIOGNIER 2018

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BFVI201810 UCAU
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Viognier is foot stomped and left for two or more hours on its skins to extract the phenols, flavour and texture. The fruit is then pressed, cooled and put straight into barrel with all solids for a natural fermentation. Gentle stirring during the end of autumn encourages malolactic fermentation, which softens the finish by converting the tart malic acid to lactic acid. The wine is then racked, fined and filtered. It is ready to be bottled 11 months after harvest. A lovely perfumed, yet subtle expression of viognier. Fresh peach and apricot flavours as a young wine, which we believe will intensify over time. The palate is restrained, luscious and shows a ginger-flavoured freshness with underlying power and lingering aftertaste. This wine benefits beautifully from 12 months of bottle ageing, as the acid softens. The 2018 harvest season delivered very consistent and evenly ripened fruit, with an abundance of fruit flavour. It also delivered another baby girl to the extended Farr family. Joel and Brodie welcomed Eleanor to their family in early May just as we tucked away another harvest, which is full of hope and expectation. The wine has a great fruit expression that is well integrated with French oak. The soil characteristics have come through in the style of wine we have to(more...)
Viognier is foot stomped and left for two or more hours on its skins to extract the phenols, flavour and texture. The fruit is then pressed, cooled and put straight into barrel with all solids for a natural fermentation. Gentle stirring during the end of autumn encourages malolactic fermentation, which softens the finish by converting the tart malic acid to lactic acid. The wine is then racked, fined and filtered. It is ready to be bottled 11 months after harvest. A lovely perfumed, yet subtle expression of viognier. Fresh peach and apricot flavours as a young wine, which we believe will intensify over time. The palate is restrained, luscious and shows a ginger-flavoured freshness with underlying power and lingering aftertaste. This wine benefits beautifully from 12 months of bottle ageing, as the acid softens. The 2018 harvest season delivered very consistent and evenly ripened fruit, with an abundance of fruit flavour. It also delivered another baby girl to the extended Farr family. Joel and Brodie welcomed Eleanor to their family in early May just as we tucked away another harvest, which is full of hope and expectation. The wine has a great fruit expression that is well integrated with French oak. The soil characteristics have come through in the style of wine we have to(more...)