100% English Ortega grapes grown on the estate. Created in 1948 by Hans Breider in Germany the Hybrid of Muller-Thurgau and Siegrrebe produces a lush bright green canopy with white tips. The bushy canopy encouraged mildews but also bountiful bunches at a higher Oechsle. Its named after the contemporary poet and philosopher José Ortega y Gasset.
By getting the hand picked bunches into the winery from vine to press within the hour, fermenting slowly in stainless steel and resting on lees to mellow before racking, filtering and bottling.
Consume now, Chilled.
Keep cellared, best before December 2020
Grapes: 100% Ortega
Appearance: Golden, with a slight spritz.
Nose: Ortega wines have aromas of Muscat and peach and are high in extract however fruit shines through in this vintage.
Taste: Delicious, complex and long on the palette.
Food Pairing: Perfect aperitif or great with fish, shellfish, spicy or rich foods such as a Sunday lunch.
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans