Rimu Grove Winery, Nelson, New Zealand

Rimu Grove Riesling 2009

Winemaker’s Notes

Harvest date 13 April 2009
Sugars at harvest 22.6 Brix
Bottling date 16 October 2009
Cases produced 104

Alcohol 12%
Residual Sugars 25 g/L
pH 2.96
T/A 7.7 g/L

This wine was produced from fruit grown in the Moutere clay gravels and the Waimea Planes. The small crop of handpicked Riesling grapes was partially destemmed and soaked on their skins overnight prior to gentle pressing and cool fermentation with both wild and cultured yeasts.

Tasting notes

Bouquet of mandarin, orange blossom and honeysuckle.
Full and luscious in the mouth, the fresh flavours
finish with racy acidity reminiscent of lime and mandarin.
This versatile wine is destined to gain strength and body with cellar age.

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