2017 Innocent Bystander Arneis

2017 Innocent Bystander Arneis

Arneis (ah-nase) is an aromatic Italian white AKA ‘The Little Rascal’, because it can be a bit of a troublemaker in the vineyard. It’s bright and fragrant like a mountain breeze and as elegant as an Italian supermodel.


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Smells & tastes like:

Smells of
White peach, lemongrass and salted cashews

Tastes of
Lemon blossom and nashi pear. Textural and mouth-watering with a fine, dry finish

Goes with:

Italian fennel coleslaw
Crab linguini
Barbecued calamari
A motorboat on Lake Como

Wine making:

91 / 100 - 2019 Halliday Wine Companion, James Halliday

The long, slow 2017 vintage provided exceptional flavour development..

100% Yarra Valley fruit
Harvested in March 2017
Destemmed and gently pressed
30% stainless steel fermentation to retain freshness
70% was fermented in mature French oak to build texture,br> Six months of maturation and lees stirring
Cellar up to five years, but why wait?


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