Wines by KT are small, lovingly cared for parcels of fruit that have traditional techniques used in their creation. I’m passionate about the township of Watervale 5452 and am working with dry grown, sustainably farmed vineyards in the area. With gentle care from grapegrower to winemaker, working with sustainable principles, it’s my intention to produce wines with drinkability and personality.
The word 'Pazza' in Italian is the feminine version of CRAZY. Fittingly, this is my wild fermented, preservative-free, unfined, unfiltered, Riesling sourced from the dry grown Watervale Peglidis vineyard. This wine is oxidatively handled and fermented in a blend of stainless steel and fifteen-year-old French oak barriques for 12 months. This slightly off-dry style has savoury qualities that show that Riesling can indeed come in many different shapes and sizes.
Sealed with a screwcap to ensure the integrity of the product, you can be confident that this wine will continue to reward you with careful cellaring.
The Peglidis vineyard has been carefully tended by the same custodians for the last forty-nine years and is an important wine growing source for wines by KT.
With its chocolate loam soil over limestone, the soil has great water holding capacity to ensure healthy vine canopy as fruit protection. This all makes for grapes in excellent condition and health.
Winemaker: Kerri Thompson
Grapegrower: B & Y. Peglidis
Single Vineyard: Peglidis Vineyard
Riesling: planted in 1970
Farming: dry grown
Winemaking: No sulphur, acid, enzyme, fining or filtration used. VEGAN friendly.
Alcohol = 12.5%
pH = 3.43
TA = 6.39
RS = 2.0 g/L