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2015 Trig Hill Vineyard Riesling

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  • $27.00

Description

Accolades:
5 stars – Michael Cooper

“Currently on sale, the 2015 vintage is a bright, light lemon/green, richly scented wine, with a powerful presence. Mouthfilling, vigorous and dry (3.5 grams/litre of residual sugar), it has concentrated lemon, apple and spice flavours, developing bottle-aged complexity, and a long, tightly structured finish. Certified organic.” – Michael Cooper

Tasting Note: A powerful nose of benzyne and kerosene with a well balanced palate of honeysuckle and rhubarb. A crisp citrus acidity is matched with a lengthy finish.

Winemaking Notes: The grapes were hand harvested and whole bunch pressed. The juice was cold settled for 48 hours prior to racking. The stainless steel portion 80% was fermented for 32 days with cultured yeast, selected to retain the varietal purity and 20% was fermented in older French oak and underwent malolactic fermentation. The wine was racked post ferment and matured on light lees for 6 months prior to bottling.

Certification: Organic

Alcohol: 13.5%

Variety: Riesling

Region: Bendigo, Central Otago, New Zealand

View Tasting Notes here.