Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards

Cavalli Cremello White Blend

2021 Gold Medal

Cavalli Wine



Cavalli Wine  Cavalli Cremello White Blend
VARIETAL:
Dry White Blends (<5g/l or up to 9g/l if TA <2g/l lower) () Barrel fermented/barrel matured/wooded (staves, chips or wood rice) 2020 and older

VINTAGE:
2020

MORE INFORMATION:
A blend of Chenin blanc, Chardonnay and Verdelho. All three components were whole bunch pressed and fermented in French oak barrels except for a small portion of Verdelho which was fermented in a porous egg-shaped vessel. The wine is left on its fermentation lees for 12 months before bottling takes place. The Chardonnay was fermented in a combination of new and 2nd fill barrels, the Chenin in new, 2nd fill and 3rd fill and the Verdelho in old neutral wood and the egg A smokey, savoury nose with generous notes of vanilla, honey and ripe fruits. The palate is smooth with an interesting linearity laced with a creaminess from the peaches, guavas and honeysuckle. Aged for 12 months in selected French oak

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