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2020 KW Parish Riesling

2020 Parish Riesling

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

Vineyard: Parish Vineyard, Watervale

Planted: 1923

Soil type: Red clay on Slate

Picking date: February 22, 2020

Picking method: Hand harvested and sorted in vineyard

Processing: Crush and destem

Time on skins: 12 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 60% steel and 40% Ceramic amphora for 2 months

Aging vessel: Stainless steel on fine lees for 10 months

Filtration: No

Fining: No

Alc: 11.5%

pH: 2.98

TA: 6.8

SO2: 27F, 67T

Production: 65 dozen