Henschke`Julius` Riesling 2011 (6 x 750mL), Eden Valley, SA.

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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

Expert Reviews

"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.

Cellaring Potential

Great vintage, 20+ years.

Wine Background

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.

SA - Eden Valley
Grape Style
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Winery Profile

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Henschke is one of the longest established family names in the Barossa and the Australian wine industry. Johann Christian Henschke first planted vines in Keyneton in 1861, producing his first commercial vintage in 1868.

The tradition of quality winemaking has passed down through the generations – today seeing Stephen Henschke and his wife, Prue, as winemaker and viticulturist respectively.

Awarded "International Red Winemaker of the Year" in 1996 at the London Wine Show, Stephen and Prue were in 2006, awarded Gourmet Traveller WINE magazine's "Winemaker of the Year" in recognition of winemaking excellence in both red and white wines. These Awards recognise the consistent and continuing success of this remarkable couple.

Prue has, for the last 18 years, explored and now employs both organic and biodynamic strategies to maximise the potential for the fruit from these unique vineyards to fully express their individual terroirs.

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