2004 Palmaz Vineyards Riesling

Fruit for this vintage came from the old-vine Riesling vineyard of Long Vineyards in Pritchard Hill. This mature, low-yielding vineyard contributed to the heady honeycomb aromas sought after by Riesling connoisseurs. There are also the aromas of sun-kissed apricots and Meyer lemon curd, both an inviting welcome to the lengthy and precise finish. This highly aromatic vintage pairs with triple-crème cheeses such as La Tur or elaborate hors d’oeuvres (think smoked-trout mouse with caviar).

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2004 Label

FERMENTATION:

Whole cluster pressed
Cold fermented, 45 °F

ANALYTICS:

13.2% Alcohol
3.36 pH
5.4 g/L Total Acid
1.55% Residual Sugar

BOTTLING:

March 2005
97 cases produced

2004 Weather Data

Avg. Temp:

60.7 °F
59.5 °F (50yr avg)

Total Rainfall:

24.5 in
26.7 in (50yr avg)

Growing Season

176 days

Weather Data