Rimu Grove Winery, Nelson, New Zealand

Rimu Grove Riesling 2010

Winemaker’s Notes

Harvest date 7 May 2010
Sugars at harvest 22.8 Brix
Bottling date 19 January 2011
Cases produced 38

Alcohol 12%
Residual Sugars 16 g/L
pH 2.94
T/A 8.3 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 in stainless steel tanks.

Tasting notes

Bouquet of citrus blossoms and honeysuckle.
Full and luscious in the mouth, the fresh flavours
finish with racy acidity reminiscent of lemons and limes.
This versatile wine is destined to gain strength and body with cellar age.

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