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2022 Watervale Riesling

Pre-order wine will be delivered in October 2022.

Riesling but not as you know it - aromatic with texture and spice

Vineyard: Gullyview & Parish Vineyards, Watervale

Blocks: Grace, Parish & Gullyview 

Planted: 1973, 1923 & 1973

Soil type: Red clay on limestone (Gullyview & Grace), Red clay on slate and iron stone (Parish)

Picking date: February 22, 23 & 24, 2022

Picking method: Hand harvested and sorted in vineyard

Processing: Crush and destem

Time on skins: 6 hours in press

Pressing: Free run only, minimal press rotations

Cooling / settling: Cold settled off dirt and heavy solids for 3 days

Fermentation: Natural ferment in Steel & ceramic amphora for 2 months

Aging vessel: Stainless steel on fine lees for 6 months

Bottled: October 2022

Filtration: No

Fining: No

Alc: 11.8

pH: 3.11

TA: 6.4

SO2: 25 free / 65 total

Production: 665 dozen

2022 Watervale Riesling

$38.00
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