Pearl Morissette - Cuvée Black Ball Riesling
Vinification and Élevage:
2017 Cuveé Black Ball is 100% Riesling sourced from our 19th street vineyard on Twenty Mile Bench. It was harvested on October 26, 29,
and 30, hand sorted and whole-bunch pressed.
Fermentation by indigenous yeast proceeded steadily in a combination of concrete (61%) and old foudres (39%) and completed by early spring 2018. The wine was left to age in its fermentation vessels, without battonage for a total of 20 months.
2017 Riesling Cuveé Black Ball was bottled un-fined and unfiltered on September 18 , 2019.
Total Acidity: 5.9 g/L
FS02: 3.2ppm at bottling
Alcohol: 12% /vol
Residual Sugar: <2 g/L