Can you capture a time and place and trap it in a bottle? Every harvest, we try. The elements needed to craft a Dicey wine are the vineyard plus heat, rain, wind. The precise amounts of each vary from year to year. The grapes endure the fury of nature and then we harvest them by hand.
2020 was the coldest year since 2005. A long ripening phase ensued, the bonus being how clean and tasty the fruit was! Lockdown arrived with our first day of harvest. Even with all that adversity, the small berries were bursting with flavour and acidity.
Nose — Citrus. Brioche. Melon.
Palate — Succulent. Live. Restrained.