2019 Clare Valley Watervale Riesling

 
 

$21.00

MEMBERS’ PRE-RELEASE

A classic dry style of Riesling with sensuous lime, lemon and floral aromas. The delectable citrus flavours carry through onto the palate with good length of flavour, balanced with embracing acidity.

Description

STYLE

Produced as a classic dry style.

VITICULTURE

The fruit was sourced from the Castine family Golf House single site vineyard. The soil profile is red loam over friable limestone and the yield was 2.4 tonnes/acre.

VINIFICATION

Varying temperatures of mild to hot days accelerated the ripening period. However, the traditional cool nights helped retain good flavour profiles. Pronounced lime/lemon aromas and flavours, with a hint of orange blossom are a confirmed indicator of another great Riesling vintage in the Clare Valley. The grapes were harvested in late February. Only the free run juice is used for the Tim Gramp Riesling. Post fermentation the wine was cold stabilised and filtered. The wine was bottled in mid August. 12.5% alc/vol

TASTING NOTES

The fruit for this wine was sourced from the famous Watervale region off the Castine family Golf House single site vineyard. A classic dry style of Riesling with sensuous lime, lemon and floral aromas. The delectable citrus flavours carry through onto the palate with good length of flavour, balanced with embracing acidity. Cellaring potential of 7 – 8 years will reward the consumer with a wine of enticing complexity.

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