Riesling Rachel Rossi Vineyard Rutherford 2015

SKU/Code: 
DB6059-15
Product Line: 
White
Varietal: 
Riesling
Country: 
United States
Region: 
California
Calder Wine Co.

50+ year old dry-farmed organic vines.

1.42 tons of Riesling were received on August 21st, 2015. All of the grapes were foot-stomped in their picking bins and given 3 hours of skin contact. Two-thirds of the grapes were pressed into stainless steel and fermented cold, with fermentation lasting 22 days. The remaining third was pressed into neutral oak and not given any temperature control. Temperatures reached the low 80s over a 6-day fermentation. Both lots fermented on their native yeasts. After blending, the wine was aged on its lees for about 8 months before being bottled in early May.