2021 Blood Moon Moonrise Fiano Vermentino

Succulent blend of two Italian white varieties that really hits the exotic spot.

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Fiano and Vermentino come together in a rich Italian ensemble white that sings with passion and vibrancy.

Both varieties are sourced from the Chalmers vineyards in the Murray-Darling and co-fermented and aged in old French oak for six months.

It's exotic and herbal, and touches on full-bodied without any cloying. Perfect for the non-Chardy people who want a richer style of white, made in minimum-intervention fashion.

Vineyard - Chalmers Merbein site in the Murray Darling region. Chalmers have spent years refining their approach to viticulture which includes heavy use of organic carbon to improve soil and increase water holding capacity. All nutrient and the majority of fungicide applications utilized are organic. Residual herbicides are not part of the Chalmers regime as soil microbial health is paramount. Mulch and weed control trials are currently underway to permanently remove the need for chemical knock-down herbicide use.


Winemaking - The two varieties were picked a couple of days apart then pressed together and co-fermented in mostly old neutral French oak barrels for 6 months. The wine was racked once following malolactic fermentation. Wild yeast fermented, unfined and unfiltered. No adds apart from minimal sulphur.

93 Points - "Lemon-ginger tea whiffs, salted cashew, ripe apple – rich white wine vibes. Exciting. Texture plus in the palate, more of the saline cashew characters, supple feels, green apple and ginger flavours, lots of everything but very fresh. Opulent style with vibrancy. Love it." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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