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Puchang Rkatsiteli 2017

This wine is all about the texture.
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Primary Notes: Tarragon Fennel Peach Pineapple Lemon / Lime

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Dryness: Dry

Acidity: High

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Origin: Turpan Valley, Xinjiang, China

Maker: Puchang Vineyard

Grape: Rkatsiteli

Fermentation: Organic, Natural, Vegan Steel Only

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Serving Temperature: Best enjoyed between 6 - 8 degrees

Asian Food Pairing: Tuna carpaccio, mentaiko oysters, hamachi collar

Western Food Pairing: Bruschetta, salads, light and soft cheese

Description

Puchang Rkatsiteli 2017









Puchang Rkatsiteli is pale gold in colour. This wine is all about the texture. A mouth-coating richness is perfectly balanced by vibrant acidity. It has notes of white fruits such as peach, pear and a touch of coconut woven with minerality. It has wonderful concentration on the core with a lengthy finish. Ready to drink now to 10 years.

A blend of Rkatsiteli and Riesling. Rkatsiteli is a white grape originating from the Republic of Georgia, it is noticeably acidic, with spicy and floral notes in the aroma.
The vineyards lie on a bed of alluvial soil of Gobi gravel, sand and silt. South-facing at 650m above sea level. Vines are 26 years old, grapes are watered naturally with melting snow from Tian Shan Moutnain. Untouched by men and free from pollution, it channels through the underground Karez water system to the vineyards, keeping the water source naturally pure.
Turpan is located in the heart of Xinjiang near the Tianshan Mountains Basin, also known as “Fire Island”. The grapes are watered with melting snow from Tian Shan Mountain. Untouched by men and free from pollution, it channels through the underground Karez water system to the vineyard, keeping the water source naturally pure







13.5%

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