Pear, lemon, tangerine
Tart pears and apples, tangerine and thyme.
The 2021 growing season started with a mild winter that turned into a warm spring. Bud break and bloom were earlier than the previous year by at least two weeks. Early Summer was warm and dry with conditions changing to warm and wet by August. As September approached, disease pressure was high and getting higher throughout harvest. Careful attention was needed in the vineyard and in the cellar to ensure high quality.
September 3, 2021
Nutt Road Vineyard and Martini Vineyard
Bottled on May 19, 2022
The fruit was machine harvested then pressed into stainless steel tanks for fermentation. To help bring more fruit and structure to the finished wine, a small percentage of Riesling was blended with the Pinot Gris. 86% Pinot Gris, 14% Riesling