A bright and expressive nose with notes of white peach, passionfruit and pineapple. The palate bursts with citrus, lime and a hint of blackcurrant leaf. The mouthfeel is electric and lively with a long dry finish.
Set against the backdrop of the majestic Pisa mountain range, Amisfield is one of the largest single estate vineyards in Central Otago. Spurred on by fond memories of childhood holidays in Central Otago, Amisfield founder John Darby was determined to master this breathtaking yet often unforgiving high country, convinced that this dramatic landscape presented the perfect environment for cool-climate viticulture. After an exhaustive search he discovered Amisfield Farm, formerly a merino sheep.. read more
The grapes were harvested over a four-week period according to their flavour and aromatic profile using a combination of hand and machine harvesting. Individual parcels of fruit were destemmed and fermented separately at cool temperatures in stainless steel tanks, using a number of combinations of selected yeasts.