Riesling HJW Vineyard


The HJW Vineyard is where it all began. On a bench of land seven hundred feet above Seneca Lake, Hermann planted the estate’s first Riesling vines in 1977. We spotlight this block each vintage in the limited release Riesling HJW Vineyard. The site’s cooler mesoclimate shows through with racy acidity underpinned by a dense mineral backbone. (2017 Vintage Robert Parker- 92, W&S- 90 points, WE- 94 points)

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Residual Sugar 0.70%
Alcohol by Volume 12.50%
Estate Vineyards HJW Vineyard
Varietal Composition 100% Riesling
Harvest October 7- October 23, 2017, 7 selections
Vinification hand-picked, hand-sorted, whole cluster press, 7 month indigenous yeast fermentation

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