Made with grapes from select blocks in our estate vineyard, this small lot Dry Riesling was slowly fermented at 11 degrees Celsius. It was crafted with a complex blend of yeasts, designed to create a very aromatic, tropical fruit driven wine.
October 5 & 12, 2021
This wine is ready to drink now, or it can be aged until 2024.
March 30, 2022
Fresh and lively, this Riesling features notes of tropical fruit, pineapples, lemon zest, and ginger spice. Savour distinctive green apple and stone fruit notes on the palate of this medium-bodied wine with a creamy finish.
Fort Berens Grapes = 100%
The grapes for this terroir-driven Small Lot Dry Riesling were carefully selected from 2 older blocks in our estate Dry Creek Vineyard. Our winemaker made this wine reductively with dry ice at crush and press. 6 hours of skin contact was given before pressing. It was inoculated with an aromatic yeast strain and then slowly fermented extra cold. It was aged for 5 months on the lees to add structure and to enhance the mouthfeel.
Food Pairing Notes
This Dry Riesling is very food-friendly. It can be enjoyed on its own, or it pairs beautifully with sushi and light chicken dishes.
A dry Riesling of residual sugar below 5g/L.
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