Grosset Watervale Riesling
Grosset's Watervale Riesling is a fresh, zesty Riesling full of character and flavour. The nose gives lemon, lime and orange rind with a touch of minerally freshness. The palate has concentrated zesty flavours with crisp acidity leading to a long lemony finish.
97 pointsGrosset Springvale Riesling 2015$34.90 each$4.65 per 100mLHistory:
Grosset Watervale Riesling 2013$49.99 each$6.67 per 100mLHistory:
95 pointsGrosset Watervale Riesling 2012$52.25 eachIn any 6$6.97 per 100mLHistory:
95 pointsGrosset Watervale Riesling 2010$64.99 each$8.67 per 100mLHistory:
Petaluma Hanlin Hill Riesling
Petaluma Riesling is one of Australia's finest examples of this noble variety. Pale straw in colour the palate exhibits lemon and grapefuit flavours matched by some fresh and racy acidity. Sourced from the home of great Australian Riesling, this trademark Clare Valley aromatic white is wonderful when opened upon release and like all great Rieslings, will develop brilliant toasty characters over a 10 year period in the bottle.
Dönnhoff Tonschiefer Riesling
Dönnhoff family have been making wine since 1750, in German region of Nahe, based in Oberhausen. 80% of their production is Riesling made in a viriety of styles from many vineyards. The Tonschiefer Riesling is a soft composition with thick chords; very long, woodsy like old leaves and tree bark after a warm rain; the palate is more silvery, sorelly, with a touch of flint. Simply stunning.
Grosset Polish Hill Riesling
Jeff Grosset's Rieslings are amongst the most sought after in Australia. The Polish Hill is superb with intense lingering citrus flavours lively natural acidity and a crisp dry finish. The remarkable think about Jeff's Rieslings are their phenomenal ability to age so very gracefully and will reward the very patient.
Pewsey Vale The Contours Riesling
Pewsey Vale The Contours Riesling is created using small parcels of fruit, individually selected and put aside for future release. This release has intense lime aromas, marmalade and hint of toast with lovely minerality and a lingering finish. Louisa Rose has created a brilliant example of premium Eden Valley Riesling
Dönnhoff Oberhauser Leistenberg Kabinett
Dönnhoff family have been making wine since 1750, in German region of Nahe, based in Oberhausen. 80% of their production is Riesling made in a viriety of styles from many vineyards. White peach, toasted almond, and a fusil note of crushed stone, and offers subtle creaminess, lusciously juicy refreshment, and minerally interactive persistence. One of the best encounters you could hope for in the residually sweet Mosel Rieslings.
Jim Barry The Florita Riesling
Jim Barry simply can't put a foot wrong! From Australia's home of the tight, pure and powerful Riesling - the Clare Valley - comes The Florita Riesling. Purity in a glass, this Riesling is a magnificent micro siet Riesling that shows aromas and flavours of lime dominated citrus married with stonefruit characters that lend itself to some amazing food matches. It's no wonder the Riesling revival is at last beginning to come to fruition.
Grosset Springvale Riesling
Grosset Springvale Riesling from the Clare Valley sub-region of Watervale, takes its name from the Springvale Road vineyard located in the highest part of Watervale. Jeff Grosset's six hectare vineyard produces a wine full of ethereal aromatics, fragrant lemongrass and freshly squeezed lime. Pure lemon flavours over wet pebbles show on the palate that is accented by the wonderful minerality that is the signature of Grosset.
Leo Buring Leonay Riesling
Leonay is one of Australia's classic Rieslings. A wine of great power and elegance with tremendous varietal defintion it can be enjoyed in it's youth but invariably improves in the bottle for many years.
Crawford River Wines Riesling
With its fresh, intense lemon tonic, pear, apple, oyster shell aromas, superb lemon curd richness, persistence and minerality, Crawford River Riesling reflects the modern idiom of the Riesling style. The dry-grown vines, first planted in 1975 by John Thomson, are deeply anchored in gravelly friable basalt loams over clays and an ancient limestone seabed. Second generation winemaker Belinda Thomson, with her father John Thomson, continues the philosophy of minimal intervention and movement during vinification. The cold-settled juice is batch fermented around 12° - 15° C and left on lees for around six weeks before bottling in September.
Another superb Riesling vintage for Mt Barker region has produced a wine of great power and purity with a layered bouquet of fresh citrus, red apple and white flowers. The palate shows wonderful flavour intensity, balance and minerality with a core of natural, cool climate acidity that will ensure that this wine develops in complexity over the next ten years with careful cellaring.