Fruit is harvested from our own vineyards and a couple of selected growers that produce Botrytis Semillon especially for De Bortoli Wines.
The fruit ripened slowly over the summer months due to growing conditions with little rain falling until mid March which instigated the botrytis in the vineyard. Further showers over the next month kept the botrytis ticking along until we achieved a desired sugar content with plenty of botrytis present. Harvest began early May and lasted six weeks.
Layers of nectarines, quinces, citrus flavours with a subtle hint of nougat nuttiness. Subtle oak interplay adds to the texture and a well balanced acidity gives length and structure to this delicious wine.
A wine that can be enjoyed with a lovely selection of cheeses and dried fruits as your dessert or after dinner. It can also be served with an Exotic Fruit Sorbet or Peach Melba.