Rimu Grove Winery, Nelson, New Zealand

Rimu Grove Riesling 2011

Winemaker’s Notes

Harvest date 25 March, 14 & 21 April 2011
Sugars at harvest 19.2 - 21.4 Brix
Bottling date 20 December 2011
Cases produced 141

Alcohol 12%
Residual Sugars 15 g/L
pH 2.90
T/A 8.9 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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