Dixons Creek Vineyard Pinot Grigio
Label: ‘Petronio By Maximilian’ – Dixons Creek Vineyard Pinot Grigio 2021
Vineyard: Dixons Creek Estate Vineyard located in Dixons Creek, re-planted in it has a Northern exposure. The vineyard sits just above the valley floor, is subject to the typical Yarra Valley of cool nights and warm sunny days during the growing season.
Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Grigio
Soil Composition: Sandy with clay loams
Training System: Vertical Shoot Position (VSP)
Winemaking: Whole bunches straight into the press. Gentle pressing took place with the free run juice separated. Cold settled and inoculated with a yeast culture in temperature controlled stainless steel tank where primary fermentation took place for over 20 days.
Maturation: In stainless steel
Tasting Notes: Primary fruit flavors of lime, lemon, pear, white nectarine, and apple. Some faint honeyed notes and finishes with a saline-like minerality.