Riesling 2019

Estate grown, Tellurian Riesling is made in a fresh, dry style which displays the influence of our ancient red Cambrian soils. Organically certified

$28.00
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VINEYARD

Hand picked from our Tellurian vineyard growing in Cambrian soils formed over 500 million years. Deep, rich, decomposed greenstone rock and limestone with soil depths up to 2m allow roots to reach deep, while relatively low fertility controls vigour and yield. 

VINTAGE

The warm dry conditions for 2018 continued into the 2019 growing season. Low rainfall over winter, followed with a dry spring, and hot summer. Vintage commenced in the third week of February, consistent with average start dates, and after looking like we would have a quick, condensed harvest, conditions cooled and the vintage extended slightly longer than the average. 

WINEMAKING

The majority of the grapes were destemmed and pressed to tank for settling with a smaller portion crushed and remained on skins for 24 hours to enhance texture and flavour. The juice was racked and inoculated with a select strain of yeast and fermented cool in stainless steel. The wine remained on yeast lees in tank for three months before being stabilised, filtered and bottled.