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2015 Doctoressa di Lago | Pinot Grigio
Adelaide Hills

$18.00

Delicate and delightful.

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Description

Zonte’s Footstep has been on a quest to find and grow the world’s best white varities in regions that express the fruit’s best attributes for more than a decade.

 

 

The Doctoressa di Lago, or Lake Doctor is a cooling breeze that courses over Lake Alexandrina from the Great Southern Ocean which arrives each summer afternoon to revive our vines and vignerons alike from the summer heat of the day. Our beloved Adelaide Hills Pinot Grigio vineyard, overlooks in the distance the blue beauty of Lake Alexandrina in the distant south longing for relief she produces.

All in all a pure pear Pinot Grigio with excellent lifted smells and deft acidity that make it the perfect aperitif of wine for shellfish. Delicate and delightful.

Wine Analysis

Wine Specs

Region :Adelaide Hills
Varietal :Pinot Grigio
Vintage :2015
Food Pairing :Pasta, Fish

Bottle Specs

Bottle Size :750ml
Retail Price :$18.00
Bottles in Case :12

Technical Specs

Alcohol % :13.0
Sugar :3.0 g/L
Acid :6.78 g/L
PH :3.13
Ingredients :Grapes and sulphur dioxide.

Other ingredients used in the winemaking process:
- Cultivated yeast.
- Yeast nutrients.
At the time of bottling, this wine contained: - 108 ppm Total SO2 - 40 ppm Free SO2
2015 Doctoressa di Lago Tasting Note
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Adelaide Hills”

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Awards & Accolades

Platinum Medal/94 points

Critics Challenge 2016

 

Double Gold Medal

China Wine & Spirits Awards 2016

 

Gold Medal

China Wine & Spirits Awards 2015

 

Gold Medal/91 points

Tastings World Wine Championships 2015

Bright light yellow straw color. Delicate, fruity aromas and flavors of peaches, lime, and plantain with a soft, vibrant, dryish medium-to- full body and a smooth, medium-length Meyer lemon and minerals finish with crunchy, fruit tannins and no oak. A mouthwatering pinot grigio with refreshing acidity and an elegant style.

 

90 points

James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2017, p. 755

 

Best Buy

Winestate Magazine Best Buys Under $20

 

4 stars

Winestate Magazine, July/August 2016, p. 134

An elegant bouquet with an attractive lift of pear-like characters. Simple, long and well-balanced palate with some peachy notes.

2015 Doctoressa di Lago Award Sheet