This Riesling is a reserve selection from vines grown in the Henschke Eden Valley vineyard. It has a delicious floral-scented lime zest aromas with distinct minerality and crisp acidity.
- SA - Eden Valley
- South Australia
"Light straw-green; a perfumed wine of outstanding texture and structure that carry the cascade of lime and lime zest fruit through to the long, imperious finish. Great things in store."
Drink by: 2021
Date Tasted: 5th Sept 2011
Rating: 96 - James Halliday - Published on 17th July 2012, Australian Wine Companion
Winery Tasting Notes
Pale straw with green hues.
Sweet, zesty aromas of kaffir lime and citrus blossom with fragrant florals and green peppercorn hints.
The intensely focused palate of delicate sweet fruits, zest and spice has a long, crisp finish with beautifully balanced acidity.
Great vintage, 20+ years.
Cyril Henschke developed the Henschke reputation for premium riesling wines as early as the 1950s from the vineyard areas of Eden Valley, Keyneton and Springton in the Eden
Valley wine region. This region provides ideal ripening conditions for the riesling grape and has a unique track record of exceptional ageing potential for the variety. The Eden Valley riesling vineyard is planted on sandy loam over gravel and bedrock with patches of clay. The wine is named after ancestor Julius Henschke, a highly acclaimed artist and sculptor.