Scribe Winery 2017 Estate Riesling, Arrowhead Slope, Sonoma
Item Number: 11718
Sub Region: Sonoma
Appellation/AVA: Sonoma County
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): 100% Riesling
Type: Wine - White
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 11.5
Total Acidity: 9.52
Viticulture: Practicing Organic
Soil Type: Volcanic tuff and Huichica loam
Vineyard Notes: Scribe’s organically farmed estate vineyard is on the southwest-facing slope of Arrowhead Mountain. Clone Neustadt 90 and Clone 110 are planted on St. George rootstock in volcanic tuff and Huichica loam soil.
2017 Vintage Notes: Record-breaking winter rains, a mild spring and multiple heat waves near the end of the growing season kicked off an early start to a fast-paced harvest.
Winemaking Notes: The Riesling was harvested by hand on August 22nd. The Riesling underwent a 5-week cold fermentation in concrete and stainless steel and then aged on its lees for 4 months. The wine was bottled on January 9th 2018.
Tasting Notes: Lemongrass, kumquat, cactus flower