2016 Dry Riesling

2016 Dry Riesling

$28.00

This wine is supple and ripe with intense pear, quince and mandarin flavours. The fruit and spice notes are underlined by a rich and creamy mouth feel with a good acidity providing a mineral backbone and a long lingering aftertaste to this off-dry style wine.

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Description

Appearance

Crystal clear, pale lemon.

Palate

This wine is dry and vivacious with intense citrus and tropical fruit flavours.

Technical Analysis

Grapes for this wine were hand harvested in late April from the Cromwell basin area of Central Otago.

Climate

A long warm autumn with hot dry days and cool nights allowed an extended ripening of fine clean fruit still holding good acidity.

Soils

Fluvial, glacial silts and gravels.

Vine Age

20 year old vines

Trellis Style

VSP

Winemaker’s Comments

The grapes were whole bunch pressed to minimise extraction of skin phenolics and cool fermented in stainless steel tanks. The ferment was stopped to maintain a small residual sugar level to balance the acidity.

Bottled: 30th August 2016
Alcohol: 12%
Acidity: 10 g/L
Residual sugar: 10 g/L
Closure: Screwcap

Additional information

Weight 1 kg

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