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Clos Henri Patience Late Harvest 375ml - 6 pack

$240.00

TASTING

Our dessert offering, the Patience brings together old world influences with new world charm. Mandarin zest, candied melon and gingerbread aromas pair with a soft undercurrent of vanilla and chai . Weightless on the palate, Sauvignon's natural acidity balances the sweetness leaving a mouth-watering and intense finish.

TECHNICAL

Climate: Dry maritime with warm sunny days and cool nights.
Soil: Greywacke river stone Josephine Block
Yield: 3t/ha
Alcohol: 12%
Residual sugar: 186g/L
Ageing potential: 8-10 years (as long as your patience allows)
Wine match: cheeses, apple/feijoa crumble, apple tart

VITICULTURE

In the French tradition, our vineyard is planted in high density to encourage competition between vines and restrain vigour. This natural vigour control means the vines put more energy into the grapes, rather than the canopy - concentrating the berries. Dry farming (using no irrigation) also helps keep vigour under control. By stressing the vines to just the right level, it forces the roots to go deeper in the soil, thereby getting the purest expression of our terroir and showing more minerality from the river stone soil.

WINEMAKING

The botrytised grapes were hand-picked. They were gently pressed with an extraction of only 500l/t and then fermented in French oak barrels at an ambient/cool temperature (15 ̊C - 19 ̊C) for 8 weeks. The wine was aged in barrels for 15 months and bottled on 1

December 2020. Only 1116 bottles were produced.

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Clos Henri Patience Late Harvest 375ml - 6 pack

$240.00