Wellwood Riesling 2009


Starting to show slight signs of bottle age while still fresh on the palate .
SKU: 61WWR750. Categories: , , .

Product Description

Grape Variety: 100% Riesling

Vineyard Region: Orange, NSW

Vineyard Altitude: 900 Metres

Oak Maturation:  Nil

Winemakers Comments

The wine is of premium quality and shows the value of growing cold climate Riesling fruit. The grapes are growing in shallow top soil over an iron stone shelf with excellent drainage.

The wine is pale gold in colour with youthful, green hues.

The bouquet is elegant and intense with smokey citrus lime and floral varietal characters filling the air space in your glass.

The palate shows youthful intense varietal floral Riesling fruit characters filling the length of the palate balanced with a long crisp clean acid finish. There is also a hint of smokiness and lime characteristics, a full middle palate and a touch of alcohol sweetness on the finish.

While extremely enjoyable now, this wine will gain further complexity and depth of flavour over the next 4 – 6 years.  The wine is crisp and sophisticated and may be served alone or with fine cuisine such as white meat fish.


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