A traditional Late Harvest, this sweet dessert wine was picked later than our other harvest to naturally intensify the grape sugars, but keep its acidity. Gorgeous.
Suggested aromas: Rich honeyed tones, mineral aspects, citrus zest with baked stone fruit on the palate & supple acidity. *375ml
Blend: 85% Abbott Riesling, 10% Gewurztraminer, 5% Malvasia
Fermentation: Cold, twenty seven-day fermentation
Time aging in oak: None
Finish Alcohol: 13.6%
Acid/pH: 2.68 pH
Production: 100 cases, splits.
Age-ability: Should age well through 2025
Best time to drink: Now through 2023
Vineyard: Abbott Vineyard
Elevation: 5,500 ft
Exposure: Flat, good exposure
Soil: Sandy loam, rocky
FOOD PAIRING: Soft cheeses, apple pie or cheesecake.
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