Wine d'Arenberg, "The Stump Jump" White, 2017
Reviews of purchase d'Arenberg, "The Stump Jump" White, 2017
Straw yellow with pale yellow reflections.
An elegant, large, juicy, classic wine with complex, deep, attractive taste with mineral acidity. Citrus notes are developed in tones of exotic fruits, inviting for a long, slightly nutty aftertaste.
The aroma of wine is presented with an intricate mix of notes of citrus, stone fruit, passion fruit, guava and canned pineapples.
Wine is an excellent aperitif, goes well with fish, oysters, scallops, mushroom dishes, poultry under hot and spicy sauces, vegetable ragout.
The range of wines to which the dry white wine "Stump Jump", called "Stumpies". It is ideal for exploring the wines "d'Arenberg". It consists of fine wines "every day", which differ gastronomichnostyu - the ability to be combined with a variety of dishes, and are suitable for any occasion.
Label design series reflects the humor of the brand "d'Arenberg". It is made in the style of the table to check vision and is designed to determine the degree of sobriety: if you hold the bottle at arm's length and can read the bottom line, you can afford another glass.
"The Stump Jump" White, 2013 is a blend of four varieties of white grapes have been picked up in such a way as to obtain an elegant, beautifully balanced wine. Grapes for wine is grown in South Australia, McLaren Vale. Carefully selected fruit pre-shredded gentle way, then go soft pressing. The resulting yeast is mixed with the must and is placed in a stainless steel tank vessels, where it is subjected to fermentation at a controlled temperature. After the end of the fermentation vat is taken from each sample for testing flavoring characteristics of the product and making a harmonious blend. Then, the resulting blend is bottled and sent to "rest" in the cellar.
In winter 2013 was very rainy weather, which allowed the vines to develop and strengthen the root system. This was followed by the dry spring days and calm, cool summers. Berries well developed, and the first harvest of white grapes showed an incredible level of natural acidity, combined with excellent ripeness and sugar content of the fruit. Especially failed Riesling.
"Stump Jump" - is the name of a unique South Australian invention - a special plow for plowing the land under vines. His device allowed plowshares to jump over bumps and very long, extending to the surface of the roots of the eucalyptus. Hence the name - "Stump" means "stump" and "Jump" is translated as "jumping." With such a plow first settlers in the Valley McLaren at the end of the XIX century treated the oldest vineyards in the region.
One of the vintages "The Stump Jump" White won double gold medal at the "Houston Livestock International Wine Show".
The story of one of the most significant wineries in McLaren Vale began in 1912 when Joseph Osborn purchased 25 hectares of vineyards in the hills north of Bellevue. Son of Joseph - Francis - increased area of vineyards to 78 hectares, and before completion in 1928 winery, harvest sold to local winemakers, and later established his own production of dry red and fortified wines.
His son Francis d'Arenberg Osborne, known as d'Arrest, 16 years after leaving school in 1943, joined his father, and in 1957 completely took over the management of a winery. In 1959, he launches under its own brand "d'Arenberg", named after his mother - Frances Helena d'Arenberg. Wine immediately received cult status from connoisseurs, critics and judges. In 2004, Francis d'Arenberg Osborn was awarded the Order of Australia for his contribution to the wine industry in the region McLaren Vale. Francis is very proud of its achievements in the creation of internationally recognized wines, commonly known as "red band" due to the distinctive diagonal red stripe that adorns the labels of wines "d'Arenberg".
The representative of the fourth generation, Chester d'Arenberg, after graduating from college Rouzvort and gain practical experience in a number of Australian and European wine regions, took the reins "d'Arenberg" as chief winemaker in 1984. He immediately began to return to the traditional practice of family vineyards growing grapes: at minimum cost and without artificial pollination, irrigation to the extent possible, with very low yields. Winemaking processes of the past have been preserved, unique wines are made in small batches and perfectly convey the nature of class and a true taste of the region McLaren Vale.