Small Lot Dry Riesling 2021
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.
Clear, bright and brilliant in colour. Notes of Tropical fruit, Pineapple, elderflower, lemon zest and ginger spice on the nose. The wines is fresh and lively with distinct green apple and stone fruit on the nose. A medium bodied wine with a creamy finish on the palate.
Fort Berens Grapes = 100%
Selected from 2 older blocks on the estate. Reductive winemaking with dry ice at the crush and press. 6 hours of skin contact was given before pressing. 24 hour of cold settling and inoculated with an aromatic yeast strain. 5 months lees contact to enhance the mouthfeel.
Food Pairing Notes
chicken dishes and sushi or best enjoyed on its own too.
A dry Riesling of RS below 5g/L.