2016 Gilbert Riesling Museum Release

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Rare aged 96 point release of the excellent Gilbert Riesling.

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Will Gilbert certainly knows his way around crafting a killer wine.

This new Riesling in no exception - made in a dry style, it's packed full of juicy, tangy citrus, white florals and hits of orange blossom, white stone fruit and an incredible line of slatey minerality.

An excellent option for a mid-week Riesling, and at this price point it's a no-brainer.

This release was held back for seven years before release showing the age-ability and power of Rieslings from this cool part of Orange.

"This is only beginning to hit its stride with baked clay minerality, a dense chew to the fruit and a flavour length for days. Intricate."
- 96 pt, Shanteh Wale (Halliday Wine Companion)

Lime Curd. Lemon Pith. Marmalade. Subtle Toast. Fine. Elegant.

96 points - "From a single vineyard sitting at 845m elevation on a northeast aspect. Makrut lime leaves, lemon-lime cordial, candied green apple and dried hay. A slip 'n slide of succulent acidity followed by sunflower kernel, silver needle tea and a woven fabric of texture. This is only beginning to hit its stride with baked clay minerality, a dense chew to the fruit and a flavour length for days. Intricate." - Shanteh Wale (Halliday Wine Companion)

Gilbert Wines

Will Gilbert is a sixth-generation winemaker based in Mudgee in country NSW who's taken up the family mantle.

The Gilbert family sources fruit from local vineyards in and around the Mudgee area as well as from premium vineyards in the cooler region of Orange. Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc feature heavily in their excellent lineup as well as a suite of experimental wines, including Pet Nats and Piquettes.

Will is one of the most exciting young winemaking talents in NSW at the moment. If you like to keep your ear close to the ground on what's hot, Will's wines are to have a close eye kept on them.

Winemaker Will Gilbert Gilbert Wines

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