2014 Crawford River Museum Reserve Riesling

Highly Rated
The Thomson Family blesses us with a wonderful museum release Riesling, straight from their cellars.

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All hail the Thomsons of Henty, the sheep farmers who pioneered Riesling in western Victoria, and who continue to release glowingly brilliant expressions of the noble white grape.

And a double hail! They routinely release aged examples direct from the cellar, in small amounts of course, but they are blindingly good.

The 2014 is ageing wonderfully, with a concentrated palate of yellow fruit, preserved lemons and some aged toasty flavours. This is a no kero-zone though!

The beautiful aromatic qualities of this wine shine forth after a moment or two lingering in the glass. Stone-like mineral elements combine with ripe grapefruit, white florals and citrus curd on the nose and front palate. These aspects flow and develop throughout the palate, with soft, supple acidity creating delineation and persistence.

This wine is incredibly youthful, still tinged with hints of green and showing no signs of tiring. As it continues to open in the glass, nuances of spice and chalky texture further enhance the complexity of the palate, creating an utterly delectable drink.

96 Points - "<span class="cs-reviewBody">Still a light-yellow colour. A really beautiful bouquet, lifted and high-toned in its aromatics, while the palate is just off-dry enough to create a lovely tension with the acidity and fruit. The touch of sweetness renders it eminently approachable and it goes with a range of foods. Superb." - Huon Hooke (The Real Review)</span>

Customer Reviews

Crawford River

Crawford River is very much a family operation. The talented Thomson clan have been producing wine from their beautiful home vineyard since 1985.

The Bordeaux varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc thrive on the estate, but it's Riesling that they are most famous for.

They produce a range of styles of varying ages that are outstanding. Many consider them as one of the country's premier producers of the noble variety.

These are wines of purity and elegance. Small-batch, family-owned, traditional winemaking and good, honest farming is at the core of everything Crawford River does.

Belinda and John Thomson - Henty, VIC Crawford River

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