Riesling

2018 Gatt Wines High Eden 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:The vintage can be characterized as long and cool with good winter rains providing high moisture levels in the soil. January to February were cooler than expected with March having warmer days 2 - 3 degrees above average.

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: 12.5%

pH: 2.95

Acidity: 7.3g/L

Residual Sugar: 2.9g/L

Production: 480 dozen (750ml)

Cellar potential: up to 2030

Winemaker: David Norman




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