Picked at optimal flavour balance, the grapes were then chilled and pressed. The juice was cold settled and racked clear before inoculating with an aromatic yeast strain. Fermented cool to capture the floral aromatics.
VINEYARD / SOIL
Wrattonbully adjoins the Coonawarra area in the southern part of the Limestone Coast wine zone. The prominent viticultural feature of the area is the series of ancient beach ridges and dunes which run roughly north-south through the area. These ridges are made up of soft crumbly limestone which weathers to produce the red and brown Terra Rossa clay loam soils so highly prized for grape growing. The ridges and dunes have elevations of up to 30m compared with the Coonawarra Terra Rossa ‘high’ of less than 5m. The extra elevation on the Wrattonbully dunes produce the advantage of cold air drainage which reduces the risk of frost during the growing season.
Sticky Pig is a dessert wine style made from Pinot Gris grapes grown on our Wrattonbully vineyard. This unique wine has intense sweetness and longevity. Pears and green apples fill the nose, rich nectar surrounds the palate while maintaining a delicate and seductive finish.