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2022 KW Parish Riesling

2022 Parish Riesling

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

Scored 19+/20 by Matthew Jukes (Matthew Jukes). Read the review.

Scored 96 Points by Mike Bennie (The Wine Front). Read the review.

Scored 94 Points by Gary Walsh (The Wine Front). Read the review.

Scored 95 Points by Campbell Mattison (Halliday) Read the review. 

Vineyard: Parish Vineyard, Watervale

Farming: Organic

Planted: 1923

Soil type: Red clay on Slate

Picking date: February 22, 2022

Picking method: Hand harvested and sorted in vineyard

Processing: Crush and destem

Time on skins: 6 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 10% Ceramic amphora and 90% steel for 2 months

Aging vessel: Stainless steel on fine lees for 9 months

Filtration: No

Fining: No

Bottled: 10/01/2023

Alc: 11.8%

pH: 3.2

TA: 7.0

SO2: 30F, 64T

Production: 113 dozen

2022 Parish Riesling