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2016 Four Winds Vineyard Riesling

2016 Four Winds Vineyard Riesling

Canberra District, ACT

Excellent colour with plenty of green tints. Lifted Riesling aromas of lime juice, apple and stone fruit. Some background floral notes. These follow to the palate with crunchy apple and pear flavours supported by lovely acidity. The slight residual sugar is perfectly balanced with acid, hence being classed as 'dry' on the International Riesling scale. A wine of great finesse and flavour.

CRU $183.75   SVC $173.25

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Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Riesling
Acid
7.4g/L
pH
2.89
Residual Sugar
6.15g/L
Alcohol %
11.5
Wine Profile
Vinification
The third release of our Riesling from the Canberra district. This small grape growing area is half way between Canberra and Yass and the home to some very fine wineries such as Clonakilla and Helms. As well as spicy Shiraz, the area has been making a name for itself with racy, slatey Riesling.
Winemaker Comments
The fruit was transported to the Hunter Valley and whole bunch pressed. The free run was then fermented cold in stainless steel while the pressings went to older barrels. These then had a wild fermentation. Final step was to make sure the two parcels worked together as a blend. They did!
Food Pairing
A perfect match with Asian or any seafood.
Drink
Best consumed over the medium term.
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