2006 Rampant White

2006 Rampant White

Product Description

90 points and 41/2 Stars, James Halliday. Aromas of citrus fruits and dusty grass support a dense guava/kiwi fruit core. Semillon , Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay (58%, 26%, 16%).

TECHNICAL NOTES
Awards: Bronze medal Margaret River, Royal Perth and Sydney;3 1/2 stars, Top pick Ralph Kyte-Powell May 29 2007;4 1/2 stars 90 Points James Halliday 2008 Wine Companion.
Region: 100% Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River.
Colour: The wine is a youthful pale green.
Bouquet: Aromas of citrus fruits and dusty grass support a dense guava/kiwi fruit core.
Palate: The palate is very approachable with plush mid palate and a strong creamy finish.
Source: Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River
Vintage Characteristics: Cool elegant year.
Vinification: 95% tank fermented and 5% barrel fermentation.
Cellaring Potential: Suggested best 2006 2007/8; Suggested Maximum 2010.
Oak Treatment: 5% of the chardonnay was fermented in French oak barriques [2% new].
Serving Suggestion: Enjoy on its own, or with a fresh garden salad or pizza.
Alcohol: 12%
Sweetness: Dry
Residual Sugar: 5.4 g/L finishes dry
pH: 3.23
Acidity: 7.1 g/L
Harvest Date: March 2006
Bottling Date: July 2006