2015 Muscat Ottonel

A limited 20 case production; delicate with refreshing aromas of tangerine, white flower, and citrus.

Print Wine Notes
Wine Type:White Wine
Varietal:Muscat Ottonel
Varietal Composition:
100%Muscat Ottonel
Appellation:Finger Lakes
Harvest Date:09/22/2015
Acid:7.2 g/L
Bottling Date:08/16/2016
Residual Sugar:.4%
Alcohol %:11.2%

Tasting Notes

The nose presents lemongrass, white flowers, and fresh sage. Creaminess in the mid palate leads to an orange pith finish.

Winemaker Notes

0.43 tons were harvested from the Muscat row on 9/22/15 and placed in the refrigerated trailer to chill.  They were crushed on 9/24/15, and left to cold soak until pressing on 9/27/15. At pressing the harvest chemistry was 18.8 Brix, 4.1 g/L titratable acidity, and a pH of 3.57.

The settled juice was racked to a fermentation tank 2 days later, warmed, and inoculated with Rhône 4600 yeast.  The fermentation continued for 10 days at approximately 63F, spiking at 68F, and was stopped by cooling at 0.8% residual sugar.  The wine was racked off the gross lees 70 days after fermentation.

The wine was sterile filtered at bottling on 08/16/16, with final chemistry of 11.2% alcohol, a pH of 3.10, TA of 7.2 g/L, and 0.4% residual sugar.

This wine is vegan friendly.

20.6 cases produced.

Food Pairing

Traditionally challenging vegetables, such as asparagus and artichokes, have the opportunity to shine when paired with Muscat Ottonel. Try a shaved asparagus salad with arugula and Parmesan alongside seared scallops for a main dish, with a delightful crêpes Suzette for dessert.

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