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2023 KW Old Vine Riesling

2023 Old Vine Riesling

South facing, rich soils with slate - floral, stone fruits and delicate texture

Vineyard: Parish Vineyard, Watervale

Farming: Organic

Planted: 1923

Soil type: Red clay on Slate

Picking date: March 11, 2023

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 10% Ceramic amphora and 90% steel for 2 months

Aging vessel: Stainless steel on fine lees for 8 months

Filtration: No

Fining: No

Bottled: 24/01/2024

Alc: 11.8%

pH: 3.1

TA: 7.5

SO2: 30F, 64T

Production: 175 dozen 

2023 Old Vine Riesling