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Small Lot Grüner Veltliner 2021

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SKU: 21-142542

Gold Medal & 92 points at the National Wine Awards of Canada 2022

This small lot Grüner Veltliner was made exclusively with grapes from a select block in our Red Rock Vineyard. After fermentation, it aged on the lees for 5 months, which created a full-bodied, complex wine with a creamy mouthfeel.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2021
Appellation
Lillooet VQA
Harvest Date
14 September 2021
Acid
6.7
pH
3.15
Aging
Can be enjoyed over the next 3 years but has the potential to age for 5 years
Residual Sugar
3.2
Alcohol %
13.2
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Clear pale straw in colour. Aromas of passion fruit, orange peel, kiwi fruit and gooseberry. On palate it shows a rounded, creamy texture, waxy but still fresh and lively
Awards
Gold Medal in WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada in 2022
Vineyard Notes
Red Rock vineyards, Lillooet. 1st harvest from vineyard.
Production Notes
100% Gruner Veltliner
Winemaker Notes
A 1 acre single variety block within Red Rock vineyards is used for this wine. Very large berries and big bunches. Reductively made with dry ice at the crush and the press. 9 hours skin contact was given before a light pressing. Cold settle for 24 hours before racking and inoculation. Cold ferment with aromatic yeast strain and aged for 5 months on the lees.
Food Pairing Notes
This will pair will with Vietnamese food like noodle salad and summer rolls, fish and chips or goats cheese.
Production
198 cases

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