Sutherland Riesling 2011
Dry, fragrant, pungent orange blossom and lime character that is sweetish on the palate, and has a long finish. Will reward cellaring.
Potential to develop for 10 more years.
An aperitif, or with salads, chicken and mildly spicy dishes.
|Root stock||Mgt 101-14|
|Age of vines||Planted August 2004|
|Plant density||2.7m x 1.6m|
|Trellising||7 Wire Perold, with moveable foliage wires|
|Picking date||27 February 2009|
|Grape sugar||21.06 °B|
|pH at harvest||3.1|
|Fermentation temp||14 °C|
|Method||De-stalk, crush to press, cold settling followed by fermentation in tank.|
|Residual sugar||4.3 g/l|
|Total acid||7.4 g/l|
|Maturation||Drink now through 2016|
Dry, fragrant, pungent orange blossom and lime character that is sweetish on the palate, and has a long finish. Will reward cellaring