Riesling Fountaingrove, 2020

Produced by ThereAfter Wine Company

Lifted, salted lemon aromas turn to rich lemon curd, citrus blossom, and nectarine skin. Like an Ugg boot with thorns inside. Prominent lime notes come through on the lean, bright palate.

Icons/location pin Fountaingrove District, Sonoma, California
Icons/wine/white Riesling
Icons/star Rare wine (100 cases produced)
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The details

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  • Tannin
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  • Sweetness
  • Funkiness
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Food Pairing

Seafood Risotto, Seared Ahi Tuna, Asian Cuisine, Spicy Foods

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Tasting Notes

Floral, Citrus Blossom, White Nectarine, Lemon Curd

What's cool?

Sustainable Farming

The vineyard manager makes his own compost tea to keep the vines healthy

Noteworthy Topography

Steep slopes on rocky soils overlooking Sonoma Valley

North Coast, California

ThereAfter Wine Company

James and Lorenza organically farm vineyards in Napa to produce a dazzling lineup of wines for exploration and enlightenment.

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Nerdy Details

What's in the bottle
Riesling ()
ABV: 12.8%
Acidity: ph of 3.25 acidity of 6.4 g/l
Riesling from Fountaingrove District (). Harvested on 2020-08-26 at 18.6 brix .
Press: Direct to press
Fermentation: Fermented in neutral French oak barrels
Malolactic fermentation: 100%
Clarification: Unfined and unfiltered
Aged in the fermentation barrels to allow lees to add flavor and complexity
Bottled on: 2020-04-01


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Kate Johnson Tastemaker

"First off, Riesling is one of my favorite grapes for so many reasons.  For the folks out there thinking you cannot make excellent Riesling in California, you are SO wrong!  This wine was so lovely.  Green apple, lemon juice, lime zest, white grapefruit, pear, wet stones and white blossoms on the nose and palate.  Lovely refreshing acidity and it went incredibly well with roasted potatoes and rosemary! This is a win!"

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