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2016 Special Select Late Harvest Riesling | 375ML

2016 Special Select Late Harvest Riesling | 375ML
Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Riesling
Appellation
Niagara Peninsula
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$37.90
/ 375ml
SKU: SSLR16375

Appellation: St David's Bench
A.B.V: 9.9%
R.S.: 158 g/l
T.A.: 7.6 g/l

Source: Knotty Vines Vineyard

Winemaker’s Notes: This is from the Knotty Vines Vineyard site on the St. David’s Bench. It was a hot year, but the fruit kept its acidity. There was plenty of vine shutdown, so we left it on the vine a little later and the fruit had a chance to develop. I love the acidity on this Riesling. Some botrytis in the fruit. We pressed whole cluster, and after a 48-hour settle, we racked the wine and let it ferment in stainless steel. Primary fermentation took 7 months, and the malo did not complete.

Sommelier's Notes: This has the intensity and richness of icewine, complexity of botrytis, and freshness of Riesling. Honey, beeswax, sugar pear and white flower notes with a hint of button mushroom. The wine is sweet, but finishes fresh and stays with you. Have with Pâté or terrine, or Japanese cheesecake.

Spec Sheet: – Download PDF –

Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Riesling
Appellation
Niagara Peninsula

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