Athletes of Wine, 2017 Alto! Alto!! Bianco
King Valley & Macedon Ranges, Victoria
2700 bottles produced.
Friulano - 2.5ton/acre, Chardonnay 2.7ton/acre, Sauvignon Blanc 2 ton/acre
All handpicked and wild fermented, a blend of 52% Friulano, 40% Chardonnay & 8% Sauvignon Blanc, the Friulano (King Valley, VIC) and Chardonnay (Macedon Ranges, VIC) are whole bunch pressed to stainless whilst the Sauvignon Blanc (Macedon Ranges, VIC) was destemmed, crushed and left to macerate in the Chardonnay component for 5 months to promote texture.
Without remontage, battonage and zero malo, the wine is left to rest in stainless and on lees for a total 6 months before being racked to bottle without the addition of finings, unfiltered and a total of 70ppm sulphur added