IL Geco 2015 Cap Classique
Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes were picked by hand and co-pressed. Fermentation took place in
a temperature controlled stainless steel tank at 10°C. The base wine was then racked to old 400L oak
barrels where it underwent Malo-Lactic Fermentation and ageing on the lees for 14 months before
bottling for the second fermentation on 03-05-2016. The wine was disgorged on 09-04-2021 after a
lengthy period on the lees.
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Flavour and Aroma Profile: Lemon Curd, Citrus Blossom, Strawberry, Baked Green Apple, Lemon pith, Toasted Almond, Pastry, Honeydew Melon, Brioche, Lemon Rind, Crushed Granite, Honey, Ginger, Cream
Clearly identifiable and pronounced flavours and aromas (Lemon, Baked Green Apple, Brioche, cream) across various clusters (Flowers, Fresh fruit, baked fruit, Mineral) creates a complex wine. The acidity is well balanced by the full fruity palate and a hint of candied sweetness indicative of Maillard Reaction. A creamy, fine enduring mousse is followed by a well-structured long finish.