Dormilona Wines Pinku

$33.58

In stock

Natural Wine
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Description

Josephine Perry, winemaker and proprietor of Dormilona, has worked more vintages than most  people twice her age. What many North Americans don’t realize is the seasons are flipped in the  Southern Hemisphere. By hopping back and forth between her home in Margaret River, Western  Australia, and the Northern Hemisphere, she doubles the amount of wine she can make in a year.  Add to this the disparity between harvest times in Australia (January-February) and New  Zealand (March-April) and she sometimes even adds a third harvest. This insane work ethic has  allowed her to acquire a surreal amount of knowledge and experience.  

On her travels she spent six years working in Spain. Waking up late, taking an afternoon nap,  and staying up until the early hours wasn’t exactly her style. She preferred getting up before  dawn, fitting in a swim, a run, or some surfing before the workday began. This usually meant  she’d fall asleep at the dinner table, a habit that got her the nickname Dormilona: Lazy Bones.  She decided this moniker fit her winemaking preferences perfectly – the less she has to do (i.e.  fewer manipulations) the better.  

Merlot & Shiraz from Willyabrup, a sub-region of Margaret River, are the base for this wine. The  grapes are crushed, and after a couple hours on skins, are pressed off into tank for fermentation. During  élevage, Jo stirs the lees often to add weight and texture. After malolactic conversion the wine is racked,  settled, and then bottled with minimal Sulphur. 

In-Store Pickup
If you want to pickup your order, it will be available the next day.  Please contact us for rush orders.
 
Local Delivery
Orders made before 9am are eligible for same-day delivery.  All orders made after 9am will be next day delivery.
No delivery offered on Sundays.
 
Shipping
5 – 7 days within Alberta.