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Esk Valley Riesling 2009

Esk Valley Riesling 2009
The individual vineyard parcels were hand harvested and whole bunch pressed. The juice was settled bright and cool fermented utilizing indigenous and selected yeast strains. Selected ferments were stopped to retain a small quantity of residual sugar to balance the crisp natural acidity in the finished wine. Post ferment, after time on lees the vineyard parcels were blended and bottled in August 2009.
 
This dry style of Riesling is versatile and suited to a wide variety of foods. It has classic Marlborough Riesling characters of citrus, peach and honey and a long fresh finish. Enjoy chilled as an aperitif or a lunch wine.
 
Region: Marlborough
Variety: Riesling
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Wine Notes

Winemaker Notes: This dry style of Riesling is versatile and suited to a wide variety of foods. It has classic Marlborough Riesling characters of citrus, peach and honey and a long fresh finish. Enjoy chilled as an aperitif or a lunch wine.

Viticulture Notes: This wine is produced from selected Marlborough vineyards in both the Wairau and Awatere Valleys. The warmer sites produce wine with a more tropical fruit aspect while the cooler sites offer citrus notes and acidity. The vines are grown on a VSP trellis and managed intensively with low yields.

Technical Details

Alcohol: 12.0% %
Residual Sugar: 6.7 g/L
Total Acidity: 8.8 g/L
ph: 3.01

Consuming

Cellaring: Enjoy while youthful or cellar for at least three to five years for a more honeyed and complex style.
Food Match: Especially good with Thai or Asian styled dishes.
 

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