2018 Les Alliés Dry Riesling

pear - rose - slate

Clearly the lieux-dits are the future of Forge, but let’s not forget about Les Alliés, our blend of the best lieux-dits and most expressive barrels from the vintage. This year, Les Alliés aged in demi-muids presents a wine with incredible roundness and charm.


Harvest Dates: Oct. 18-20
Soils: shale with gravelly silt loam
Hand-harvested, sorted, and whole cluster pressed
Spontaneous fermentation in demi-muids
Residual Sugar: 0.4% (4 g/L)
Alcohol: 12% by vol.
Production 45 cases