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2021 KW Parish Riesling

2021 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 7, 2021

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% Ceramic amphora and 40% steel for 2 months

Aging vessel: Stainless steel on fine lees for 10 months

Filtration: No

Fining: No

Alc: 11.4%

pH: 3.28

TA: 5.2

SO2: 25F, 59T

Production: 88 dozen

2021 Parish Riesling