Riesling 'Dry', Ravines
Ravines Dry Riesling is a unique and elegant expression of the Finger Lakes terroir. The bouquet of the wine is delicate with intricate aromas of white flowers mingled with pear, apple and citrus notes followed by a lingering mineral finish and a vibrant acidity.
Estate grown from the White Springs & 16 Falls vineyards, consisting of clones 198, 239, and 90. Exceptionally warm and sunny season resulting in very small cluster and ripeness. Harvest brix were between 21.8 – 22.8 Bx. These grapes were machine and hand harvested.
Hand harvested grapes from White Springs & 16 Falls vineyards were whole cluster pressed. The machine harvested fraction were given skin contact prior to pressing. All components were fermented at low temperature in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. After racking, components were aged on lighter lees over winter until April.