Vineyard Block: Redback Ridge
Block Name: Redback Ridge
The only Riesling block on the entire property and also on the warmest and most exposed ridge. 2010 Akarua Riesling is the inaugural release.
- Redback Ridge
Height above Sea Level: 265m
Aspect & Orientation: Terraced – North West Aspect
Soil Breakdown: Bony, broken schist with thin covering of weakly structured sandy loam.
Year planted: 1997
Variety planted: 100% Riesling
Clones: Riesling GM 1/10
Trellis System: Unilateral spur
Final Wine Destination: Akarua Riesling