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2018 Off-Dry Riesling

2018 Off-Dry Riesling
2018 Off-Dry Riesling

 

“For some reason, great Rieslings remind me of a Norse legend. Crafted with balance and left with a touch of sweetness, this blonde elixir brings immense flavors and aromas that will ring out in your mouth like the Hammer of the Gods. Complex and very age-worthy, I suggest you drink this beside my Viking funeral pyre. Thor would approve."        

-Joe Schnerr, Owner/Founder

Vineyards

Bankhead

Tasting notes

This wine is an intense elixir, with aromas, flavors, residual sugar, and high acid all contributing to a tropical and spicy experience. Aromas are lemon custard tart, allspice and melons. The flavors follow with ripe apricot, pineapple and a touch of ginger. The finish is long and gloriously refreshing! 

Production notes

Grapes were picked at 21-23 brix when they had reached full maturity but still held that classic Riesling acidity. 30% of the fruit was foot-stomped and then left on the skin for 2 hours before pressing. The fruit was then pressed at low pressure for 3.5 hours. Juice was fermented in 100% stainless steel at low temperatures to preserve the fresh fruit aromas. Filtered & bottled in January, 2019.

Other notes

This wine is crying out for Thai food, or perhaps rich crab cakes with just a touch of heat. Explore the boundaries of wine pairings with this selection as it pairs with "everything!"

When to drink: Now and for 20 years. This wine has great cellaring potential! 

AWARDS

2019 Cascadia International Wine Competition : Gold Medal

2019 Sunset International Wine Competition : Double Gold Medal/Best of Class (94 Pts)

PROFILE

 

VINTAGE 2018
VARIETALS Riesling
WINE REGION Snake River Valley AVA
ACID 7.1 g/L
pH 3.15
CELLARING Stainless Steel Tanks 
RESIDUAL SUGAR 1.7%
ALCOHOL 13.2% abv
BOTTLES 750ml 
CLOSURE Traditional Cork
CASES PRODUCED 290
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Vintage2018
VarietalRiesling
AppellationSnake River Valley
VineyardBankhead
Acid7.1 g/L
PH3.15
Residual Sugar1.7%
Alcohol12.90%
Volume750 ml

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