2017
ELGEE PARK

Elgee Park Viognier

The Elgee Park viognier is from one of the oldest plantings in Australia. The grapes are picked once the apricot & orange blossom aromas are evident. Typical apricot & spice characters blend into creaminess on the textured palate. With a long dry finish, it is perfect for immediate drinking.

$30 Bottle

$360 Dozen

$30.00 Bottle

$360.00 Dozen

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SKU: EPV17 Category:
VARIETY

Viognier

REGION

Mornington Peninsula

HARVESTED

29th March 2017

PLANTED

1979

ALCOHOL

13.5% Vol

COLOUR

Pale straw

BOUQUET

This perfectly ripened viognier shows the typical nose of apricots & orange blossom.

WINEMAKER

Geraldine McFaul at Willow Creek Vineyard

PALATE

Apricot & spice characters blend into creaminess on the textured palate.

VINTAGE

2017 was marked by wet and cold flowering period resulting in tiny crops. The harvest itself  was relatively late compared to preceding vintages, so picking was during the very mild and
sunny Autumn. The berries show intense perfume and great flavour which has produced exceptional balanced wines.

WINEMAKING

The small crop was whole-bunch pressed, settled overnight. Half the juice was fermented in stainless steel to maximise this pristine fruitiness, whilst half was fermented in old barrels with several months of lees stirring to add an element of creaminess and textural complexity to the wine.