Nathan K - Dry Riesling 2018
Finger Lakes, New York
From the importer -
Nathan K. wines was founded in 2011 by Finger Lakes native Nathan Kendall. He is an internationally trained winemaker who has experience in Sonoma, Willamette Valley, Waipara (NZ), Adelaide Hills (AUS), and Mosel (GER), Nathan's plan was always to return to the shores of Seneca Lake and create wines in an old world style using quality grapes and minimal intervention.
Having traveled throughout the world focusing on cool climate regions and varietals, Nathan's focus is on Riesling and Pinot Noir. All lots are carefully sorted and the pristine fruit then undergoes long spontaneous fermentations. Post fermentation, the wine ages for months on the gross lees to enhance the texture. Wines are then carefully racked, never fined, and gently filtered before bottling. The bottled wines evolve for 2-3 years before release to achieve the best possible expression of the Finger Lakes.