Wildwater Sparkling Pignoletto 2019

$32$87

A crisp bright sparkling using the ‘methode traditionelle’. This is our first production of a sparkling wine using our Pignoletto grapes which are grown in the Harvey Hills at our Wildwater Vineyard. The label has been created especially for us from a commissioned painting by local artist Yvonne Chapman and friend of Vineyard 28. It reflects the Wildwater vineyard terroir, its landmark towering gum tree and the guinea fowl who live amongst the vines.

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A crisp bright sparkling using the ‘methode traditionelle’.

This is our first production of a sparkling wine using our Pignoletto grapes which are grown in the Harvey Hills at our Wildwater Vineyard.

The label has been created especially for us from a commissioned painting by local artist Yvonne Chapman and friend of Vineyard 28. It reflects the Wildwater vineyard terroir, its landmark towering gum tree and the guinea fowl who live amongst the vines.

Average Age of Vines: Grafted, approximately – 2 years.
Yield per Hectare: 1.4 mt/Ha
Harvest Date: 16th February 2019
Winemaking: The grapes were whole bunch pressed and fermented to dryness in stainless steel. It was then bottled and commenced secondary ferment in May 2019. It was then for 14 months, before being disgorged in July 2020.
History: Pignoletto originates from the Emilio Romagna area in Italy. It takes its name from Pigna’, the Italian for pinecone, on account of its small, tight grape clusters.
Food Pairing: We believe it is well suited to foods with a salty content. It can be enjoyed as an aperitif with fresh pear and dry cheddar, or equally with a delicious feed of good old-fashioned fish and chips.
Cellaring: Up to 3 years.
Award:
2019 – Bronze Medal at the 2020 Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show

Pignoletto originates from the Emilia Romagna area in Italy. It takes its name from ‘Pigna’ the Italian for pine cone, on account of it’s small, tight grape clusters. We grow our Pignoletto grapes at our Wildwater Vineyard, in the Harvey Hills.

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Wine Options

1 Bottle, 3 Bottle Pack