2017 Archival Riesling


Tasting Notes

A floral nose of orange pekoe tea and honeysuckle melds seamlessly with lemon-lime and tangerine notes. A juicy tangerine palate and a hint of rosemary leads to a lingering mineral finish.

93 Points, JamesSuckling.com

Silver Medal, New York Wine Classic

Silver Medal, Jefferson Cup

87 Points, Wine Spectator Magazine

Production Notes

Estate Vineyard Block: R1, R2, & R3

Tons: 23.4 (split between Dry Riesling, Archival Riesling, and Acid Head Riesling)

Yeast: Epernay 2

Cold Soak: No

Fermentation Duration: 48 days

Malolactic Fermentation: No

Oak Treatment: None

Additional Notes: Archival Riesling was racked from Dry Riesling fermentation on February 8, 2018 and chilled to stop fermentation. 1.5% of the Acid Head Riesling was blended into the Archival for acid balance on July 18, 2018.

Technical Data

Appellation: Finger Lakes

Varietal Composition: 100% Riesling

Brix at Harvest: 21.4

Alcohol: 13.1%

Residual Sugar: 0.7%

Acid: 6.1 g/L

pH: 3.4

Harvest Date: November 09, 2017

Bottling Date: August 9, 2018 at Red Newt Winery for screwcap closure

Cases Produced: 410

Vegan Friendly: Yes

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2017 Archival Riesling