Koerner Grace Riesling

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2021 Koerner 'Grace' Riesling - Clare Valley, SA. 750ml

 

 

Fantastic release - brisk bright and fresh, acid-driven Rizza!

North facing, rich soils - lemon and lime with great drive 

Vineyard: Gullyview Vineyard, Watervale

Blocks: Grace (G1)

Planted: 1974

Soil type: Terra Rossa, red clay on limestone

Picking date: February 4 & 9, 2021

Picking method: Hand harvested and sorted in vineyard

Processing: Crush and destem

Time on skins: 12 hours in press

Pressing: Free run only, minimal press rotations

Cooling / settling: Cold settled off dirt and heavy solids for 3 days

Fermentation: Natural ferment in 100% ceramic amphora for 2 months

Aging vessel: Stainless steel on fine lees for 10 months

Filtration: No

Fining: No

Alc: 11.5%

pH: 3.03

TA: 6.7

SO2: 20F, 55T

Production: 69 dozen