' Methven Family Vineyards - 2019 Beehive Riesling

2019 Beehive Riesling

2019 Beehive Riesling

Beehive is a homage to our resident honeybees and their keeper, Allen Methven. With 30 grams of residul sugar per liter, this riesling provides a balance between acidity and sweetness, to produce beautiful notes of honey and fruit.

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Tasting Notes

Honey

Vineyard Designation

Methven Family Vineyards

Vineyard Notes

Located in the heart of the Eola-Amity Hills AVA and situated at just 450 feet in elevation, Methven Family vineyards is home to 5 varietals planted amongst 31 acres of vines. These varietals include Pinot Noir, Gamay, Riesling, Chardonnay, and Pinot Gris. A majority of this vineyard's soil is comprised of volcanic basalt and marine sediment, but in just one block of the vineyard, you can find Jory soil, located on a hillside next to the Estate Villa.

Pairings

From Thai Food to spicy food, this wine pairs great with those Asian style cuisines.

Wine Profile

Vintage 2019
Wine Style White Wine
Varietal Riesling
Varietal Composition 100% One Clone
Appellation Eola-Amity Hills
Harvest Date October 2019
Barrel Aging 5-6 Months
Fermentation Whole Cluster, Stainless Steel Tanks
Residual Sugar 3% (30 grams/liter)
Alcohol % 11
Size 750 ml