Companion Wine Co. (375 ml) 2019 Dry Riesling Sans Soufre, Santa Lucia Highlands (can)
Item Number: 14411
Sub Region: Central Coast
Appellation/AVA: Santa Lucia Highlands
Estate Grown Wine: No
Grape(s): 100% Riesling
Type: Wine - White
Bottle Size: 375 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 12
Viticulture: Practicing Organic
Soil Type: Granite
Case Production: 150
This Riesling is produced by Ryan Stirm of Stirm Wine Company.
While most of Ryan's winemaking pedigree has been etched in California, he spent time in Margaret River, Australia and in Wachau, Austria (Weingut Tegernseerhof). While Abroad, he sharpened his Riesling skills. Now back in the U.S., Ryan's California Rieslings are widely praised (see below). Companion is his platform for showing the vast potential of Riesling and California viticulture.
San Francisco Chronicle - Winemakers to Watch
"If you know of Ryan Stirm, you know him for Riesling. His single-vineyard renditions from Central Coast vineyards have put Stirm’s Rieslings among the brightest stars of German- and Austrian-inspired winemaking in the U.S., and his low-intervention approach to winemaking has endeared him to the natural wine community..."
San Francisco Chronicle - Eleven Lesser-Known California Natural Wines to Try
"One of The Chronicle’s 2017 Winemakers to Watch, Ryan Stirm produces savory, highly expressive Rieslings from the Central Coast..."