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2019 KW Gullyview Riesling

2019 Gullyview Riesling

South facing, boney soils - ginger spice, mineral and soft textures

Vineyard: Gullyview Vineyard, Watervale

Blocks: Gullyview (GV1)

Planted: 1974

Soil type: Terra Rossa, red clay on limestone

Picking date: February 23 and 28, 2019

Picking method: Hand harvested and sorted in vineyard

Processing: Crush and destem

Time on skins: 18 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 100% steel for 2 months

Aging vessel: Stainless steel on fine lees for 10 months

Filtration: No

Fining: No

Alc: 11.6%

pH: 3.0

TA: 6.8

SO2: 27F, 58T

Production: 105 dozen