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Mount Barker Riesling, Capel Vale

The Whispering Hill Vineyard in Mount Barker provides perfect growing conditions for Riesling. The vines, overlooking the Porongurup Mount Ranges to the north east are over thirty years old and produce fruit of great intensity & complexity.

Orange blossom, lemon curd and elderflower on the nose. A rich palate with wet river stone notes and rock salt acidity.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

12.0 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

1.3 g/L

pH

2.99

ACIDITY

7.3 g/L

ORIGIN

Australia

WINEMAKER

Dan Hetherington

VARIETY

Riesling

FINED USING

PVPP

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

No

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Mount Barker

VEGETARIAN

Yes

VEGAN

Yes

Vintage conditions

The 2020 vintage at Capel Vale Wines was a tremendous vintage resulting in lower yields with exceptional quality fruit, high flavour concentration and good natural acidity.

Vinification details

Neutral yeast is used for fermentation in stainless tanks. To retain freshness, the wine is fined, filtered and bottled as soon as possible post ferment.

Awards

IWC: Gold & trophy

 

 

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