2020 Place of Changing Winds Heathcote Marsanne

2020 Place of Changing Winds Heathcote Marsanne

Heathcote, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
$39. 99 Bottle
$479.88 Dozen
ABV: 13%
Closure: Diam Cork

Notes from supplier....
This is only the second Marsanne produced at Place of Changing Winds, and the winemaking was guided by the experiments in 2019: the grapes were picked fully ripe, then lightly stomped before being immediately pressed, and the must was sent straight to barrel with all the lees.
I think it's fair to say this Marsanne differs from the typical style on offer in Australia. It's deep, opulent and layered; a full-bodied Marsanne for those who like their whites rich and hedonistic. There's plenty of smoky, white floral perfume and a fleshy palate featuring ripe stone fruits, a touch of quince and again that twist of smokiness. It already drinks well, but it will certainly benefit from some short-term cellaring (six months to three years). We cannot yet speak of the long term as we do not yet have the experience with this wine--but our suspicions are that it will cellar well.