2019 Late Harvest Riesling
Our Late Harvest Riesling is sourced from the original Riesling plantings on our estate. A beautiful glowing golden color, this wine has notes of honeysuckle, golden raisins, and apricot. The wine is round and rich on the palate, with bright acidity that carries the sweetness to a crisp, long finish.
The 2019 vintage was a return to a classic Oregon growing season. Bud break, bloom, lag phase, and harvest dates all fell within days of the 2013 and 2014 vintages. Our estate crop set on target with expected levels for all varieties. Moderate summer weather persisted, presenting very few heat spikes and delivering only one notable record-breaking day in June. Cool, wet weather arrived early in September, pushing ripening and delaying the harvest window. The conditions in late September and October returned to sunny days and brisk nights, allowing us to pick based on ripe fruit flavors and near perfect natural acidity.