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Sue-Ann’s Mentor and Grandmother, Lula Staff, would say “I love your Riesling”. A light-hearted, semi-dry wine with vibrant acidity … just like her. Enjoy with appetizers, salads, light meals or on its own … like she did.
-harvested exclusively from the estate vineyard in Jordan, ON, sub appellation 20 Mile Bench utilizing four vineyard parcels 8 to 20-year-old vines grown on thin clay soils with escarpment limestone rock beneath
-2016 – warm year with moderate precipitation hence harvested early to retain acidity nicely in the fruit
-vey low yields with tiny berries resulting in 21.8 Brix, 8.2 g/L T.A. and 3.05 pH
-cool fermented in stainless steel over 3 weeks with selected yeast
-no blending or fining required
Alcohol 11.5% Residual Sugar 18.7 g/L (LCBO = 2, Semi-Dry)
pH 3.12 Total Acidity 7.9 g/L
Bottled October 5, 2017 Cases produced 600 cases
A warmer season provided for flavours and nuances slightly more developed despite the early harvest date. Aromatics reminiscent of mango, guava, ripe peach juice with wet stone notes dominate the palate. Zippy acidity and minerality fill the palate with sun-kissed oranges, tangerines, ripe Meyer lemon meringue pie. Fresh, semi-dry and balanced. The finish is round with minerality shinning through. Fabulous when paired with appetizers, chicken, poultry, seafood, fish, mild cheese, or on its own. Sensational with Thai cuisine.
Out of province customers, please contact the winery directly by e-mail at info (at) sue-annstaff.com or by phone at 1-877-566-1719 to find out about shipping options to your province. We’ll be delighted to speak with you about your wine needs!
We regret we cannot ship to the USA.
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