2016 First Grid Verdelho

2016 First Grid Verdelho

The Verdelho grape is of Mediterranean heritage and continues to find a natural home in the South Burnett.

Early spring rains and a warm moderate growing season with some summer showers characterised the 2013 vintage.

This produced fine verdelho grapes with focussed fruit sweetness and high natural acidity. This unwooded wine is a seamless display of fresh lemon jest and ripe mango flavours. Bone dry.

Blending has produced a fuller weight wine with lasting texture to enable longer aging.
Enjoy now or cellar 2-3 years under good conditions. 13.5%

Peter Scudamore-Smith / Master of Wine

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Wine Style :
verdelho
Vintage :
2016
Awards
2007 Queensland Wine Awards- Bronze

2008 Cairns Wine Show – Bronze

2010 Queensland Wine Awards- Bronze

2010 James Halliday Wine Companion 2012 (88pts)

2013 James Halliday Wine Companion – 89 points