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Forrest Estate The Doctors’ Riesling, 2014/2015

$168.88 / case(12)

$15.99

Description

”winemaker’s vintage report vintage 2015 will be remembered as a very low cropping year – 40% down on the record 2014 or 20% below the longer term average. What made it so was a multiple of factors; firstly the grape plants natural reaction from ripen such a large crop in 2014 a cooler flowering period right on full bloom which reduced berry fertilisation and finally a very hot dry year that limited vine vigour and berry size. For producers interested in quality over quantity it was an ideal year. No need for expensive fruit thinning and less leaf plucking made for an easy growing season. Harvest was 7 – 10 days early around 20th march and was pretty much over by the second week of april. Just as well as easter like 2014 again proved wet. The results as the wines settle after fermentation look impressive – great flavour aromatic results together with good palate weight. The doctors’ riesling profile harvested early at low sugars the grapes were gently pressed cold settl

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Wine Category

Wine Vintage

2014/2015

Wine Origin

Wine Color

WHITE

Wine Size

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