2017 Eos Tears of Dew Late Harvest Riesling, Central Coast
Our Tears of Dew is unabashedly indulgent. This sweet wine opens with aromas of dried apricots, ripe melon and orange blossom. The palate’s satisfying weight uncovers rich flavors of white nectarine, jasmine, mandarin orange and honey. This Tears of Dew strikes the perfect balance of sweetness and acidity.
Food Pairing Notes
Pair with firm cheeses or drizzle over a bowl of vanilla ice cream.
August 31st through November 3rd, 2017 at optimal maturity
2017 was marked by its heavy rainfall, heat spikes in summer, and high quality fruit. Winter rains replenished the soils leading up to budbreak. Temperatures throughout spring and early summer were moderate, resulting in slow even ripening. A heat spike at the end of August – early September propelled us into harvest. We began picking the fruit on August 31st through November 3rd, 2017 at optimal maturity.
The Central Coast AVA is one of the largest and most important grape growing regions in California. Its boundaries stretch from Santa Barbara County in the south all the way up to San Francisco in the north. The geographical diversity of the region yields a plethora of distinct microclimates and affords winegrowers the unique ability to produce a staggering number of grape varietals.