2017 Boomtown White

Central Victoria, VIC

Fruit salad blend made by the innovative and funky Boomtown collaborative.


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About The Wine

The Boomtown project is a collaboration between Tim Sproal & Pat Underwood seeking to explore alt-stylings of vino from the central parts of Victoria.

This fruit salad of a blend was concocted to be, "drinkable, refreshing whites that are non-varietal yet distinctly Central Victorian." and they've nailed the brief.

There's a lovely balance here of bright refreshing acidity and gently textural mouthfeel making this as interesting as it is easy to drink.

The Boomtown collective
The Boomtown collective
Heathcote, VIC
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From The Producer

A continuation of our developing theme; drinkable, refreshing whites that are non-varietal yet distinctly Central Victorian; this year a blend of six grape varieties from five sites in Central Victoria. From north to south; Albarino for Colbinabbin, Riesling and Viognier from Tooborac, Vermentino from Redesdale, Pinot Gris from Mt Alexander and Chardonnay from Faraday.

The grapes where all processed individually, ranging from whole bunch pressing with press cut selection’s, destemmed cold soaks, and destemmed pressing. All juice was cold settled without additions of any kind prior to fermentation. The wine was fermented in two co-varietal stainless ferments, one for earlier picks (Albarino, Riesling, Viognier 1st pick, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay) and a second for the two late picks of Viognier and Vermentino.

The fruit arrived with beautiful natural acidity, allowing us to pursue full malic fermentation and bottle with lower levels of sulphur, which we hope allows the fruit to be as expressive as possible. This 2017 Boomtown White is, for this expression, our best effort yet.

ABV : 13.20
Closure : Screw Cap
Bottle Size : 750ml

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DDS review

Pear, lime, spice, a hint of apricot kernel, all tied up with a creamy, fleshiness in the mouth and some green apple skin crunch. There's a zip to the wine too. Crunchy, vibrant, mercurial little wine here and a bunch of fun to drink. - Different Drop Wine Team


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