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Siskin – Solaris White Wine 2019

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Clear, light gold in colour, fruity with a hint of yeast on the nose. On the palate flavours of Gooseberry, Grapefruit and honey. Moderate length, dry on the finish. Pair with pasta dishes or light cheeses and charcuterie. This wine is made by pressing the Solaris grapes lightly followed by cool fermentation in order to capture the early ripening aromatics of the grape. Order 6 or more bottles for free UK delivery.

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Wine type
Still white

Vintage
2020 Vintage

Grape Varieties
Solaris 85%, Schoneberger 15%

Alcohol
11%

Acidity
6.9g/l

Residual Sugar
< 1g/l

Winemaking
Hand picked, milled, destemmed, pressed, concurrent malolactic undertaken, bentonite fining, cold stabilisation, bottled within 6 months of picking.

Chet Valley Winery
Fourth-generation farmer’s son, John, also a qualified Chemist planted this plot in 2015 and built a new state-of-the-art winery in 2020. This wine is the first from these vines and the first to be produced in the new winery

Terrior
Gentle undulation with East-West vine row direction allowing slow ripening. The land has some frost pockets is well-draining sandy loam changing to boulder clay (clay with chalk chip) at 1.4 metres depth. Can suffer from drought stress and nutrient leaching.

Location
South Norfolk

Soil
Sandy Loam

Altitude
40m

Microclimate
Maritime, westerly wind, rain shadow of Atlantic damp air where the rain has fallen on the west country giving East Anglia more sunshine hours and leas rain than the rest of the country. Top temp. 35C lowest temp.-5C

Training method
Double Guyot Vertical Cane positioning although sometimes spur pruning undertaken. Vines 10 years old

Harvest
The first week in October

Harvest method
Hand picked

Aging
Bottled within 6 months of picking to capture fresh fruit flavors. Inspired by the early ripening Solaris grape that gives mature fruit flavors.

Tasting notes
Light straw in colour, Citrus, floral notes, dry. Serve 11C

Food pairings
Grilled fish, prawns, roast chicken

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