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2020 Watervale Riesling

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

Vineyard: Gullyview & Parish Vineyards, Watervale

Blocks: 45% Grace, 35% Parish & 20% Gullyview 

Planted: 1973, 1923 & 1973

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

Picking date: February 17, 20 and 24, 2020

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 60% Steel, 30% ceramic amphora & 10% Slavonian oak Demi-Muid for 2 months

Aging vessel: Stainless steel on fine lees for 8 months

Filtration: No

Fining: No

Alc: 11.6%

pH: 2.94

TA: 7.0

SO2: 28F, 60T

Production: 660 dozen

2020 Watervale Riesling

$30.00
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