Alemana- Spanish for German- is a celebration of the Riesling grapes grown locally here in Arizona by Carlson Creek Vineyards, Willcox Bench AVA. This 2018 single varietal Riesling is bright, fruity, complex and balanced. Harvested for light body and brightness. Whole cluster cold maceration for two days to extract the sugar and flavor from the berries followed by a whole cluster press. Aged two years, stainless steel tank followed by 9 months in neutral oak. Unfiltered and Unfined.
Harvest Date: August 17th, 2018.
Tech Notes: Alcohol by volume (ABV) 13.2% pH 3.5 Titratable Acidity 5.2 grams/liter Residual Sugar < 1 mg/100ml
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