2019 Beta Series Riesling Bubbles


Tasting Notes

Mandarin and white flowers dominate the nose, while the palate presents an uplifting mousse. Minerality in the background focuses flavors of tangerine and kiwi while lemon curd lingers through the finish.

Production Notes

Estate Vineyard Block: 80% R2 & 20% R1 (from Acid Head blending)

Tons: 3.5 from R2

Yeast: Epernay 2

Cold Soak: No

Fermentation Duration: ~45 days

Malolactic Fermentation: No

Oak Treatment: None

Additional Notes: R2 grapes were picked and whole cluster pressed. When fermentation halted at a higher sugar than desired, wine was re-inoculated wth V1116 yeast which fermented wine another .5 Brix. 20% finished Acid Head Riesling was blended in to balance wine. Finished still wine was transported to Lakewood Vineyards for force carbonation and bottling.

Technical Data

Appellation: Finger Lakes

Varietal Composition: 100% Riesling

Brix at Harvest: 22.2

Alcohol: 12.5%

Residual Sugar: 2.2%

Acid: 9.7 g/L

pH: 3.20

Harvest Date: November 16, 2019

Bottling Date: February 5, 2020

Cases Produced: 245

Vegan Friendly: Yes

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2019 Beta Series Riesling Bubbles