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Eloquesta A Boy With Fruit White Blend 2016

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Its incredible dried apricot and white floral nectar aromatics give way to a lush, juicy lemon barley sugar confectionery on the palate which seriously rocks. The palate still carries both the varietal Bitey-lemonade from the Semillon and the spiciness of the stems, which you get on the finish, but meshes beautifully with the oily-Stone Fruit of the Viognier. Very pleased with this first attempt. - Stuart Olsen

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I believe in employing traditional, hands-on methods to achieve this more natural, softer, riper, fruit driven style of wine that lets the fruit and perfumes lead the way during and after fermentation. I also believe in learning lessons from the old, even ancient ways of doing things.

I rely on the best grape varieties and fruit quality that I can and that are suited to the best locations with the best weather patterns in NSW.  I don’t try to bend nature; I let her do her thing, but read the signs and watch the lunar phases and cycles. I rely on my instincts, what I see, hear and feel and I don’t employ any more technology or machinery than is necessary. 

I treat the fruit differently every year according to the conditions given me but my method is gentle and soft – like my wines – I only want to extract as much as will extract gently, never forcing it – allowing balance and harmony to come easier through to my wines. My fermentations are eighteen to twenty one days, cool whole-bunch commencing with foot-treading daily for one week to sometimes two weeks. This is followed by persistent hand-plunging then gentle basket-pressing at the end. The fermentation is allowed to finish on lees in oak barrels after settling first in tank for a day. All wines are then cold aged (12-18 months) in a mixture of new and old French, Russian and Hungarian Oak to create the two signature varieties in Eloquesta.

- Winery Note

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Volume (ml)750ml
Winemaking PracticesNatural Wine
Vineyard PracticesOrganic/Biodynamic
Product typeWine White Other Varietal/Blends
Vintage2016
CountryAustralia
RegionNew South Wales
Sub-RegionMudgee

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