rampant-white

2003 Rampant White

Product Description

Lemon sherbet, dusty ripe papaya, mango, green melon and bubblegum fruit.

TECHNICAL NOTES
Awards: Silver Medal: Margaret River Wine Show 2003;Silver medal: Royal Sydney Wine Show 2004.
Region: 100% Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River.
Colour: The colour is pale straw yellow with brilliant clarity.
Bouquet: The nose has considerable warmth with lemon sherbet, dusty ripe papaya, mango, green melon and bubblegum fruit. An underlying complexity is apparent from the barrel fermented components giving an interesting aspect.
Palate: The palate is very approachable with an apparent fatness and supple texture, balanced precisely with mango acidity to afford a dry cleansing finish.
Source: Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River
Vintage Characteristics: Mild dry vintage.
Vinification: 60% stainless steel and 40% barrel fermented.
Cellaring Potential: Drink now to 2005.
Oak Treatment: 40% barrel fermented in one year old French oak and matured on lees for 4 to 8 weeks.
Serving Suggestion: Enjoy with Asian stir fry or on its own on a summer evening.
Alcohol: 12.9%
Sweetness: Dry
Residual Sugar: 6.5g/L
pH: 3.23
Acidity: 7g/L
Harvest Date: March 2003
Bottling Date: August 2003