2020 Highlands White
A Riesling & Cayuga White blend
Harvest: October 23. 3 ton, 22 brix, 7.9 g/l TA, 3.08 pH
Treatment: Crushed, partially cold soaked, pressed, inoculated with yeast, 16 day fermentation at 60 degrees.
Cayuga White (47%)
Harvest: Sourced from Fullager Vineyards a few miles north of McGregor Vineyard. September 17. 1.5 ton, 17 brix, 8.9 g/l TA, 2.97 pH
Treatment: Crushed, pressed, inoculated with yeast, 19 day fermentation at 59-60 degrees.
Current stats: The Riesling and Cayuga White were blended and are currently undergoing heat and cold stabilization. 8.5 g/l TA, 3.10 pH, 1.75% residual sugar, 12% alcohol. Approximately 240 cases to be bottled early summer.
Tasting notes: Peach is the star here with red apple, tangerine and hints of spring flowers and bee pollen. Light, crisp, clean and easy! Drink upon release and make it your daily aperitif.