Ovum WinesBig Salt White Blend 2022Product code: 16555
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Ovum Wines Big Salt White Blend is an enigmatic and captivating wine, hailing from the lush vineyards of Oregon, USA. This ethereal blend uniquely combines Gewürztraminer and Riesling grapes, revealing a delightful aromatic nose of citrus fruits, florals and a hint of spice. Its crisp acidity is perfectly balanced with notes of grapefruit, pear, and sea salt on the palate, offering a thrilling complexity, yet it retains an elegant simplicity. Enjoy chilled as a summer aperitif or paired with seafood dishes. This is a truly enthralling white concoction that delivers a memorable wine-tasting experience.
BIG SALT™ is a white wine that tries to capture a day at the beach in a bottle. Fresh, dry, breezy - the bright aromas of the wine are met with a dry, almost salty textured palate that’s well-suited for sitting in the sun and hanging with friends. Sustainable and Organic vineyards throughout Oregon are the building blocks for Big Salt.
About the Winery
Ovum Wines is an avant-garde winery located in the heart of Oregon, USA. Much-esteemed for its comprehensive palette of wines, this winery specialises in crafting fine, high-quality white wines, produced with natural and traditional techniques. This love-affair with authenticity ensures that each bottle becomes a testament to the unique terroir it hails from.
The founders of Ovum Wines, Ksenija and John House, embarked on this viticultural venture with a passionate belief in the power of white wines. Having spent several years becoming attuned to the nuances of winemaking in their distinguished careers, their vision for Ovum emerged. They aim to create white wines distinct in their honesty and integrity, beguiling connoisseurs globally with their splendid allure.
The winery prides itself on its employment of dry farming and non-interventionist practices, the significance of which cannot be overstressed, Each wine is fermented spontaneously and aged in neutral barrels using only the wild yeast prevalent in the vineyard's surroundings. These stringent methods ensure that the ultimate flavour of the wine embraces and amplifies the original character of grape and locale.
In particular, fans of Ovum Wines enjoy the enigmatic flavours of their iconic Riesling, which superbly showcases the winery’s ability to manipulate a specific varietal’s most appealing characteristics. This is not to naysay the potential of their Gewurztraminer and Muscat; their impressive capability to mirror the vineyard's essence is of remarkable quality!
However, it’s not just about the wine. Ovum’s commitment to sustainable wine production is commendable and, is at the vineyard's heart, They are serious about their responsibility to the environment and are constantly striving for improvements in their sustainable farming practices.
In conclusion, Ovum Wines captures the very visage of modern winery prowess, combining dedicated craftsmanship, progressive farming and an eco-friendly approach to produce wines of unparalleled quality and integrity. A pilgrimage to Ovum Wines provides not just exquisite wine tasting opportunities, but an enlightening brush with sustainable agriculture at its best.