The Crater Rim
The Crater Rim combines aromas of lime sorbet, spring flowers and white peach with a textural palate to create this brilliant Riesling. A thread of mineral acidity is balanced by residual sweetness to create a refreshing low alcohol Germanic style Riesling. The fruit for this wine was sourced from a single low cropping vineyard in the Waipara valley. This has produced an approachable wine with complex citrus and stone fruit characters.
Region: Waipara Valley
Location: New Zealand
In the winery the fruit was gently whole-bunch pressed. The juice was settled during the cold of the night and then gently racked off lees the following morning and naturally fermented by wild yeast in small stainless steel fermenters. The fermentation was arrested when we felt the balance between acid, extract and sweetness was perfect. The wine was left to mature on fine fermentation lees for 8 months to build complexity and palate structure. The wine was lightly fined and filtered before bottling on 23rd December 2012.
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