VINEYARD:  Bettio Vineyard, King Valley, Victoria

 

WINEMAKING:  Single vineyard albariño from the King Valley. Machine harvested, then optically sorted in the winery before spending six days on skins where wild fermentation commenced. Pressed off to neutral French barriques and puncheons for the duration of primary fermentation. Aged on lees for four months prior to bottling in August 2021. 

 

TASTING NOTE:  Lemon yellow in colour, this wine delivers aromas of nashi pear, honeysuckle and finger lime with hints of tarragon. The palate is tantalising with lemon sorbet, sea spray, bright acidity and gorgeous minerality. There’s a lick of spice from skin contact and an umami edge to the finish.

 

PEAK DRINKING:  Present - 2024

 

WINE ANALYSIS

ALC/VOL:  12.2%

TA:  6.32 g/L

pH:  3.55

 

149 dozen produced

2021 Fetherston 'Magnolia' Albariño

AU$25.00Price
  • 'Delicious, moreish, savoury and yet pretty fruited white wine with attractive, cucumber and lemon soda water aromas which neatly fold into the palate. Some savouriness to taste too, light, salted cashew notes and light, green herb characters too. Interesting yet accessible, clean and bright and fresh. A delight.'

    92 points

    - Mike Bennie, The Wine Front