2022 RTR (Red Tail Ridge) Dry Riesling, Finger Lakes
The Finger Lakes of Upstate New York has established itself as an ideal site in North America to produce exceptional cool-climate wines such as Riesling, Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir. Over the years, it has also become a place where experimentation is prolific. Nancy Irelan and Mike Schnelle are all about experimenting. Together they bring years of industry and other expertise to this modern and focused project. Presently they are the only LEED-Gold Certified Green winery in New York.
Ripe, juicy peach and fresh apple on the nose with honeysuckle, cantaloupe, and a hint of pineapple. Full, fresh flavor through the mid-palate with a citrus and mineral finish. Juicy tropical fruit lingers on a long aftertaste. Great now but this will age well for years.
56% fermented and aged in neutral puncheon, 44% in stainless steel.