Fruit sourced from our 38 year old Wyjup vineyard growing 30 km south of Mt Barker in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. The vines had their cordons cut one month before harvest allowing the fruit to shrivel and concentrate sugars and flavours.
- WA - Other Western Australian
- Western Australia
Bright straw-green; very clean and pure riesling; abundant lime juice flavours on the long finish, which is at once intense and balanced. Rating 94 - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion Edition 2010
Winery Tasting Notes
Pale straw with green hues
Vibrant and sassy with honeyed, lemon, apple aromas and a dash of mineral and orange blossom.
Deliciously round and poised with well gauged sweetness and a degree of acidity that melds into the wine providing focus with a non-cloying, clean sorbet like finish and a lasting impression of citrus fruit flavours. Reminiscent of ice wine.
The thinking behind this wine was to produce something of the essence of Riesling, concentrated, wildly varietal, but fresh and racy. It all came down to the fruit as the winemaking was simply to preserve the elements of the fruit through anaerobic, cold handling and quick processing into bottle in mid July.