Riesling is an early ripening white wine grape from Germany. It has a medium growing season with medium yield potential. Vitis vinifera, the selected clone for data analysis was Riesling 1959/NX/Europe. Grown for commercial wine production in Australia. The prime name of this variety is Riesling Weiss. Riesling produces quality wines Germany. In the hot areas of Australia Riesling vigour is reduced and the berries mark when exposed to the sun. Riesling has a definite but not overpowering varietal character which is maintained over a wide range of climates. Wines produced include dry or slightly sweet wines made from sound grapes and luscious sweet wines made from grapes affected by noble rot or ice affected grapes.
Bud Burst Days (July 1=0): Medium 75.00
Flowering Days (July 1=0): Late 118.00
Veraison Rating: Medium 190.00
Harvest 22 Brix Days (July 1=0): Early 228.00
Seasonality (days): Medium 177.00
Leaf Area Index (m2/m2): 1.51
Bunches Per Shoot: 2.30
Yield Potential: Medium
Berry Weight (g): 1.43
Total Soluble Solids (° Brix): 21.50
Titratable Acidity (g/L): Low 3.38
Tartaric Acid (g/L): 5.20
Malic Acid (g/L): 2.65
Tartrate Malate Acid Ratio: Medium 1.96
Anthocyanins (mg/g): Unknown .
Phenolics (au): .
Yeast Assimilable Nitrogen (mg/)L: 318
Potassium (mg/)L: 1,310.00