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2020 BK Clare Valley Riesling

2020 Clare Valley Riesling

Pure Watervale Riesling- lemon & lime with soft mineral textures

Vineyard: Gullyview & Parish Vineyards, Watervale

Blocks: G11, Grace, Gullyview & Parish

Planted: 1999, 1973, 1973 & 1923

Soil type: Black and Red clay on limestone, red clay on slate

Picking date: February 17, 20 and 24, 2020

Picking method: Hand harvested and sorted in vineyard

Time on skins: No

Processing: Crush and destemmed

Pressing: Only take free run juice

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

Fermentation: Stainless steel for 3 weeks at 18 degrees

Aging vessel: Stainless steel on fine lees for 5 months

Filtration: Sterile

Fining: No

Alc: 11.2%

pH: 2.96

TA: 6.8

SO2: 30F, 82T

Production: 650 dozen