Wine Descriptioin:- The De Bortoli family philosophy is to produce wine with character, imagination and with a ‘sense of place’. The Windy Peak range
consists of the best varieties sourced from the most iconic regions of Victoria. This includes the cool and often plush Yarra Valley to the more inland climates of Heathcote and the King Valley.
Appearance:- Straw colour with a pale green edge.
Bouquet:- Gently aromatic, subtle florals, pear and rose.
Palate:- Light delicate herbal palate with texture and softness.
Suggested Cuisine:- Antipasto
General Characteristics:- Dry / Light Bodied
Vintage Conditions:- Produced aromatic and textural Pinot Grigio in the King Valley. Warm season with timely rainfall gave a lovely flavour profile with good natural acidity.
Winemaking:- Fruit was harvested and pressed without crushing to retain varietal character and freshness and to avoid any pink colour pick up. Winemaking techniques included must chilling to 5°C, gentle pressing, warmer fermentation with fine solids and extended time on light lees. These all contribute to complexity, texture and softness while preserving varietal expression.
Cellaring:- For immediate enjoyment and will continue to soften and develop more complexity over the next two or three years.