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2017 Organic Dry Riesling

$28.00

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Description

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

2017 Organic Dry Riesling