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BABICH FAMILY ESTATES HEADWATERS ALBARIÑO 2018

Organic
  • Closure: Screw Cap
  • Unit: Each
  • Volume: 750ml
  • Alcohol: 13.0%
  • Grape: 100% Albariño
  • Natural: Organic

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Regions : Marlborough

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Winery notes (2018 Vintage)
"This is the 4th harvest of Albariño from our certified organic Headwaters Vineyard. It it spent time in cold soak prior to pressing. The juice was fermented in stainless steel tanks at controlled cool temperatures to capture the intense flavours and aromatic purity of the variety. Fermentation was halted prior to dryness to balance the refreshing acidity.

Sweetly perfumed and floral (apple blossom) aromas with lime and white stone-fruits. Big juicy entry with sweet citrus fruits and some tart apple notes. Nicely textured and lush mid-palate moving to spicy and lingering, mineral finish."


Reviews for the 2017 vintage below…


93/100 Cameron Douglas MS, August 2018 (2017 Vintage) 
"Varietal with white and yellow peach, red apple and lemon; a light saline layer and some wet stone mineral notes. Weighty, fruity and spicy with a white peach to citrus transition on the palate, some juicy fruit gum flavours and a floral note. Just dry, fleshy texture and balance. A lovely example sure to please many who try. Drink now and through 2021."


4 Stars Michael Cooper (2017 Vintage)
"The vibrant, youthful 2017 vintage was estate-grown in the Headwaters Vineyard, near Renwick, in the Wairau Valley, tank-fermented and lees-aged for five months. Medium to full-bodied, it is invitingly scented, with strong, citrusy, slightly appley flavours, woven with mouth-watering acidity, a slightly minerally streak and a long, dryish (8 grams/litre residual sugar) finish. Certified organic."

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You may also choose to 'pick up' your order from our wine shop at 188 Durham Street South, Christchurch.

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If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that it may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on (03) 3655134.

Note, for orders of 1 - 2 bottles we charge an additional $3 for packaging. To ensure the safety of the bottles we use specially designed posting boxes.

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