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Lot 05 – Pask | Barrel Selection -2019 Chardonnay & 2019 Cabernet Franc

2 x Quarter Barrique | 112 Litres

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Auction Lot Details

Designated exclusively for this year’s auction, our 2019 barrel selection showcases two exceptional Gimblett Gravels expressions, selected by Winemaker Paul Smith – Chardonnay & Cabernet Franc.

Chardonnay barrique 19005. Elegant & generous, showing stone fruit, creme brulee’ & fine citrus minerality. Hand harvested from our clone15 vines in March 2019, fermented using indigenous yeast, barrel-aged 100% new French oak on lees for 11 months.

Cabernet Franc barrique 19009. Opulent & Silky, showing layers of blackberry, cocoa and floral notes supported by supple tannins.  Hand harvested from our Gimblett gravels vineyard April 2019, slow fermented for 10 days with regular pigéage then allowed further maturation to soften and refine. Barrel-aged 100% new French oak for 16 months.

Both wines are Vegan friendly

Winemaker

Paul Smith

Winery

Pask Winery

Website

https://www.pask.co.nz

Additional Details

Established in 1981, every bottle of Pask wine embodies the decades of experience, ethos of sustainability and care taken during every step of the winemaking process, elegantly expressing our distinct terroir.

Auction Lot Details

Designated exclusively for this year’s auction, our 2019 barrel selection showcases two exceptional Gimblett Gravels expressions, selected by Winemaker Paul Smith – Chardonnay & Cabernet Franc.

Chardonnay barrique 19005. Elegant & generous, showing stone fruit, creme brûlée’ & fine citrus minerality. Hand harvested from our clone15 vines in March 2019, fermented using indigenous yeast, barrel-aged 100% new French oak on lees for 11 months.

Cabernet Franc barrique 19009. Opulent & Silky, showing layers of blackberry, cocoa and floral notes supported by supple tannins.  Hand harvested from our Gimblett gravels vineyard April 2019, slow fermented for 10 days with regular pigéage then allowed further maturation to soften and refine. Barrel-aged 100% new French oak for 16 months.

Both wines are Vegan friendly.

 

Winemaker

Paul Smith

Winery

Pask Winery

Website

https://www.pask.co.nz

Additional Details

Established in 1981, every bottle of Pask wine embodies the decades of experience, ethos of sustainability and care taken during every step of the winemaking process, elegantly expressing our distinct terroir.

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