2017 Pinot Gris
Harvested on October 10, 2018 with a brix level of 24.4, the grapes were locally grown and harvested 100% from Jack Lewko’s Vineyard located at the end of Therapy Vineyards driveway. The fruit was hand sorted to remove any unwanted clusters and debris before being whole cluster pressed. After the gentle pressing cycle the must was sent to stainless steel tanks for primary fermentation.
Utilizing a single yeast strain this batch of wine has a very distinct profile coming from the terroir of Jack Lewko’s property creating an impressive wine. The must were cold fermented between 16-18 degrees, to help bring forward and develop a fruit driven profile.
After alcoholic fermentation was complete the wines were chilled to -2 for cold stabilization, and treated with a bentonite fining to provide heat stability. The wine was then left in stainless steel vessels to age and mature, which allowed the wine time to harmonize and settle before bottling on April 13, 2018.