Silver Thread Estate Vineyard Riesling 2016 (750ml/12)
About Silver Thread
Silver Thread Vineyard is a rocky, hillside vineyard, on the eastern shore of Seneca Lake, at the heart of New York’s Finger Lakes region. At this location, the bottom of the lake drops almost 200 feet below sea level, a dramatic mass of water that creates a distinct microclimate on the eastern hillside — cooling breezes in summer, radiating warmth through the winter, and extending the length of the growing season.
Established in 1982, Silver Thread was one of the first Finger Lakes ...
Silver Thread’s most ageable, distinctive Riesling elevates the Finger Lakes region. A single vineyard wine made from 100% estate grown Riesling from the shallow, shale-heavy soils of Silver Thread Vineyard. Most of the grapes come from 30-year-old, low-yielding vines. This juice was separated into four fermentations—including one in a 10-year-old neutral barrel with malolactic fermentation—to allow the grapes to express themselves in a myriad of ways.
A classic Riesling with aromas of lemon pith, apricot and juniper. Medium body with bristling acidity and a long finish characterized by slate, fresh lime and apricot nectar. Medium dry.