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Golden straw with vivid green hue.

Intensely aromatic citrus and spring white florals with hints of musk 

Generous palate with purity of fruit, fresh citrus and grapefruit notes with hints of musk and spring florals. Well rounded palate with great body, subtle textural elements and zesty acidity leaving you wanting more.

Harvest Date 2th March 2018 Baume: 11.5 Bottled: June 2018

Wine Analysis Alcohol: 12.5% pH: 3.15 TA: 6.8

The Riesling was hand picked early on the morning if the 2nd March into 1/2 tonne bins from a Vineyard just to the north of Forreston in the Northern Adelaide Hills. The Vineyard is on a steep hill with a southerly aspect, this allows the fruit to develop slowly and retain great natural acidity. Harvested on a combination of acid balance and flavour development with the result a wine that required minimal input.

Destemmed only and only gently pressed to extract the subtle free run juice with purity of fruit. Settled for 3 days and racked when juice was clear. Allowed to begin ferment naturally then overseeded with a very low rate of a varietal enhancing yeast for 21 days to preserve and enhance the varietal characters. Aged on lees post ferment to build texture and body in the final wine while adding a subtle complexity as well. Clarified and bottled mid June.

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