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2015 Elephant Hill Mashk

Only one barrel made and individually hand number

2015 Elephant Hill Mashk

Only one barrel made and individually hand number

$33.99

per bottle

  • Bottle
  • Case (6)
FWDC 94/100
44% Off

2015 Elephant Hill Mashk

Only one barrel made and individually hand number

FWDC 94/100

Description

Elephant Hill have made a name for themselves producing premium Hawkes Bay wines, most notably Chardonnay and Syrah. Mashk represents a labour of love for the winemakers and is the perfect white wine for hipsters and wine aficionados. Only one puncheon of wine has been made (which represents 591 750ml bottles). Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris were skin fermented for 42 days before it was transferred to a 5 year old puncheon for 13 months, before being bottled unfined, unfiltered.

Smells

Savory aroma showing Sauvignon blanc notes of cape gooseberry and citrus blossom and orange zest

Tastes

Rich, and rounded with ripe stonefruit notes and honey-suckle Just 591 numbered bottles produced. Skin fermented, single vineyard (Te Awanga) white wine from hand picked Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris. Fermented for 42 days then drained to a single 5 year old puncheon then aged for 13 months. Bottled on site unfined and unfiltered. 9 months bottle age before release.

BrandElephant Hill

RegionHawkes Bay

VarietalUndeclared Blend

Size750ml

Alcohol %13.0%

Vintage2015

CountryNew Zealand

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