The Death of Von Tempsky

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The Death of Von Tempsky


The Death of Von Tempsky ( at Te Ngutu o Te Manu ) is a natural wine made with white grapes grown on the Cairnmuir Vineyard. It's name comes from a lithograph - the work of New Zealand printmaker Marion McGuire. It is preservative free.

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Harvest dates; April 2016.
Riesling on rootstocks planted 2008.
All of the vineyards at Carrick were certified Organic in 2008. This Riesling was planted under that certification criteria making this Riesling unique to Carrick.
Handpicked, 100% Riesling.
Sealed after fermentation for maturation on stems and skins for 95 days
Pressed August 2016, bottled April 2017
Under natural cork.
300 bottles produced.
100% Grapes, No additions.
12.5% Alcohol
Discovering tannin polymerization in skin contact amber wine. (Winemaker stuff)

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