2017 Corral Creek Vineyard Riesling

2017 Corral Creek Vineyard Riesling

This dry, single vineyard Riesling is herbaceous and fruit forward with a richness on the palate and a saline finish.

This is our first vintage of Riesling from Corral Creek Vineyard. This 24 acre vineyard in the Chehalem Mountains AVA is made up of a sedimentary soil called Laurelwood, which is a brown, silty clay loam.

Only 75 cases produced!

Flint
Apple
Pineapple
Nectarine

What our team says

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Jillian BarnhartSommelier
Beautifully bright and vibrant with notes of tropical and stone fruits, finishing with subtle notes of minerality and a hint of baking spices.
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Norma BuchholzChef
Warm apple pie with vanilla bean ice cream would pair nicely with this wine.
Image of Claire Jarreau
Claire JarreauAssistant Winemaker
Preserved lemon, oyster shell, and tons of minerality.
Brooks has it all — Great story, great people, great wines.
Dave McIntyre, Washington Post

Vintage Notes

A wet, cool spring delayed flowering until late June, which set the stage for a later harvest than the previous three vintages.
Hot, dry conditions prevailed through the summer, yielding heat spikes in August. With a larger than normal fruit set, the grapes enjoyed long hang time leading up to harvest. Conditions cooled and brought in scattered rains with the harvest, which began at Brooks on the 28th of September and ran through November 1st, almost returning to normal average harvest dates in the Willamette Valley.
The wines from the vintage show fresh fruit flavors and lively acidity. In all, it will be remembered as a classic vintage in Oregon!

Varietals

Riesling

AVA
Type
White
Varietal
Riesling
Region
Oregon
Vintage
2017
Vineyards
Corral Creek
Vinification
Filtration
Cross-Flow
Case production
75
Crush format
Straight to press
Bottling date
2018-02-12
Harvest date
2017-10-10
Vessel
Stainless
By the numbers
Alcohol percentage
11.5
Residual sugar
1.4 g/L
Ph
3.14
Acid
6.9 g/L
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