Flannel Flower Riesling 2021
Cold, slow ferment, stainless steel, well settled, unfiltered, unfined.
Straw, clear, petroleum, apricot, honeycomb, strong acid providing some lovely length.
Some beautiful Riesling fruit from a grower in Geelong.
The grapes sat on their skins for a day before being destemmed and pressed, adding a bit of texture and mouthfeel to the wine. It was then kept in a cool spot for a nice, long, slow ferment. The length and temperature of the ferment allowed it to maintain some of the finer aromatics.
The wine stayed in stainless steel throughout the whole process with the intention of producing a clean, crisp Riesling, although some more developed characters have begun to appear, such as apricot and honeycomb. It has also maintained the classic Riesling “petroleum” character throughout the whole making process.
The oil-on-wood painting by Kate Lewis depicts the perfect place to enjoy the Riesling - in a park with some nearest and dearest.
Only 380 bottles of this wine were made.
|Region - Detailed||Anakie - Geelong - Wadawurrung Country|
|Wine Tags||Exciting, Low Sulphur, Minimal Intervention, Natural, Unfiltered, Unfined, Vegan, Wonderful|
|Grape Variety Description||Riesling|
|Aroma||Varietal characters, petroleum, apricot, honeycomb|
|Texture||Straw, clear, textural, medium bodied|