Hewitson - Gun Metal Riesling 2018
Eden Valley is recognised as one of the world’s great Riesling regions. This single vineyard is recognised as one of the best Eden Valley vineyards. The specific topography and mineral profile provide ideal conditions for Riesling. Gun Metal describes the grey-coloured stone amongst the vineyard while symbolizing the steely minerality of the wine.
The aroma and flavor of this single vineyard Riesling reflect the minerals and microclimate in which it is grown. No added sugar. No added acid. Pure expression of the vineyard. Vineyard: Moculta Road Vineyard
Planting system: trellised, canopy wires, north-south rows.
Vine density: 2,500 vines per Ha
Farming: minimum drip irrigation, triticale between rows, hand pruned
Additional Details editPale straw with green tinges. Lime minerals and powder. Citrus, especially lime predominates the flavour profile, while carrying the trademark minerality that Gun Metal is renowned for.
- Appellation: Eden Valley
- Winemaker: Dean Hewitson
- Sustainability: Sustainable Practices
- Soil: Ancient oxidised ferrous loams over shale
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- Avg Vine Age: 25 years
- Yield: 3 tons/ha
- Alcohol: 12%
- Ttl Acidity: 6 g/l
- Residual Sugar: 4.1 g/l
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- Sizes Available: 750ml
- Pack Size: 6/750ml
- Varietals: 100% Riesling