The Longview Vineyard is owned and run by the Saturno family with Vineyard Manager Dino Cotsaris.
Site location: Macclesfield – Adelaide Hills wine region
Map coordinates: -35.192007, 138.821639
Elevation: 300 to 320m
Slope: South facing
Harvest: 13th February 2015
100% Adelaide Hills Grüner Veltliner.
Gently whole bunch pressed and fermented cool & slow in stainless steel to preserve the purity of the vineyard, followed by time on lees for mouthfeel.
Crafted with minimal additives, all CRFT wines are vegan.
Bottled: 25th June 2015
Production: 1,746 bottles – 145 dozen
Wonderfully expressive nose with freshly sliced granny smith apple, honeydew melon and fennel seed notes. Awesomely fresh with celery, cucumber and a squeeze of lime. The palate medium bodied with luscious layers and a cheek-filling textural edge.
Drinking... Enjoy upon release or cellar to 2025.
Alcohol: 12.5% alc/vol
TA: 6.50 g/L
GF: 0.13g/L (dry)
91 points - James Halliday, Halliday Wine Companion