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2021 Somos Naranjito

McLaren Vale, SA

Wicked value orange wine made from biodynamically farmed Verdelho.

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$27.00

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About The Wine

The Somos team tackle skin contact whites for the second time here.

This is a great example of a more smashable 'orange' wine than some of the more challenging examples on the market today.

The Verdelho fruit was grown biodynamically, all the fruit was fermented on skins before being split in two portions: the first went to barrel to spend time in oak on lees; the second stayed on skins for a huge six months before pressing giving a wild, gingery, exotic tweak to the flavours.

So much personality, so much drinkablity, so much value. A super offering from this great small McLaren Vale operation.

About Somos

The Somos wines are the product of two enthusiastic young winemakers - one Australian and one Mexican - looking to make interesting and contemporary wines from McLaren Vale.

Benjamin Caldwell and Mauricio Ruiz Cantu are the creative duo behind this exciting project, with the wines exported back to South & Central America as well as sold through just a handful of outlets and venues locally in Australia.The focus is on 'alternative' varieties from sustainably managed vineyards - their Aglianicos being of particular note.

Their unique wines are made with a deft touch, the resulting styles perfumed and balanced, bursting with energy and personality. Just minuscule volumes produced, but great fun to be had across the Somos range.

Winemakers Ben Caldwell & Mauricio Ruiz Canto
Winemakers Ben Caldwell & Mauricio Ruiz Canto
McLaren Vale, SA
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From The Producer

An orange wine from 100% Biodynamically farmed Verdelho, from a small vineyard in McLaren Flat. Picked twice, one early pick, one later riper pick. Destemmed and fermented on skins, 50% was pressed to old oak after 1 month and lees stirred fortnightly to build texture, 50% was sealed on skins for 180 days.

The resulting orange wine is vibrant orange in colour, unfined and unfiltered so the wine has an appealing cloudiness. Heaps of ginger spice, tangerine, orange peel, baked pears, and hints of toffee apple on the nose, with a compelling full palate, textural and soft with bright orange pith, mandarin crunch, and soft brioche and caramel notes.

Blend : Verdelho (100%)
ABV : 12.9%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2024
Bottle Size : 750ml

The Somos Boys
The Somos Boys
McLaren Vale, SA
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The perfect skin contact

My new favourite skin contact wine! Perfect for hot summer days. Bright, full of texture, zesty and easy drinking - I would definitely recommend this for newbies in skin contact wines.

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It grew on me

The first drink wasn't my favourite but as I had more it grew on me. Works well with a nice curry, but not a wine that I would sit on the couch and drink of an evening.

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Takes a few sips to get into!

An interesting wine with some pretty intense skinsy flavour. At first I didn't like it to be honest, but it grew on me as I continued drinking. There was a bit of mouse to it at the top of the bottle but it disappeared. Probably not my favourite amber wine but still worth a drink!

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