Sutherland Riesling 2014
Fragrant and inviting on the nose. Characteristic aromas of orange blossom and lime, with flavours of white peach and pure minerality on the palate.
Potential to develop beautifully over the next 10 years.
Enjoy as 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|
|Vintage||Very hot and dry vintage, resulting in an early start to the picking, with different varieties ripening at the same time. A tough vintage for the winery crews!|
|Picking date||15 March 2014|
|Grape sugar||21.38 °B|
|pH at harvest||3.28|
|Fermentation temp||14 °C|
|Method||De-stalk, crush to press, cold settling followed by fermentation in tank.|
|Residual sugar||4.9 g/l|
|Total acid||6.4 g/l|
|Maturation||Drink now through 2018|
Fragrant and inviting on the nose. Characteristic aromas of orange blossom and lime, with flavours of white peach and pure minerality on the palate. Well balanced and pretty, with a long finish. Will reward cellaring.