2017 Dry Riesling

2017 Dry Riesling

$28.00

Freshly scented, lively and tangy, this medium-bodied wine has intense lemon/lime flavours, a mineral streak and a finely poised, dry, very long finish.  Full of personality.

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Categories: , Product ID: 1050

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 October 2017
Alcohol: 12%
Acidity: 10 g/L
Residual sugar: 7 g/L
Closure: Screwcap

Additional information

Weight 1 kg

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