2010 Gatt Wines High Eden Riesling

Barossa - Eden Valley Riesling

Vineyard: 100% Estate grown Riesling handpicked from Eden Springs/Gatt Vineyard. Beautiful cool climate country at High Eden, the pinnacle of Barossa. Altitude 460-515m

Season: A near perfect season of warm days and cool nights provided even ripening conditions. Outstanding fruit quality showing excellent depth and concentration.

Winemaking: Crushed and de-stemmed, cool fermentation in stainless steel to preserve primary fruit and perfume with minimal intervention to exacting quality standards. Stabilized, fined and filtered before bottling while young and fresh.

Appearance: Vibrant, pale yellow green.

Aroma / Bouquet: Perfumed spring garden floral, linden blossom and lemony citrus tones.

Palate: Classic elegance and power of Eden Valley Riesling. Brimming with vivacious lemon and kaffir lime juice flavours. Crisp, dry and pure with steel minerality and sherbet tang. Remarkable length and longevity.

Food Pairing: Delicate flavours, spicy Asian and Thai style dishes, seafood and crustaceans. Oysters, whiting, snapper, lobster, prawns, crab, sashimi, seaweed salad. White wine, citrus and lemon sauces. Fresh curd cheese.

Alcohol: 12.3%

pH: 3.04

Acidity: 6.6g/L

Residual Sugar: 2.9g/L

Production: 330 dozen (750ml)

Cellar potential: up to 2030

Winemaker: Joanne Irvine


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