Sepp No 5 Eden Valley Riesling
Peter Seppelt is a fifth-generation Barossa winemaker whose family started making wine back in 1851. Based at Grand Cru Estate, an 1889 homestead in the south-east corner of the Barossa that is a mixture of farm, cellar door and luxury accommodation, Peter makes a variety of wines from Barossa Valley, Eden Valley and Adelaide Hills fruit. He has been making Eden Valley Riesling since 1982 and it shows in this classic example. Plenty of green apples, some lime peel and refreshing natural acidity.
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.
Jacob's Creek Riesling
The Jacob's Creek Riesling is blended from select parcels which results in a crisp, elegant wine with a fresh floral bouquet, attractive citrus flavours and a delicate, dry finish. This Riesling has always been outstanding value for money, yet in recent years, the wine has gone on to become a true star in both quality and price.
David Lowe Reserve Orange Riesling
Here's David Lowe doing what he does best: brilliant NSW wine. This Riesling is delicate and lovely, with delightful herbal, green apple and lime characters.
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:
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.