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2017 Ravensworth Estate Riesling

Murrumbateman, NSW

The first release of this "Scintillating" new home grown Riesling from Bryan Martin and Ravensworth.

$38.00

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About The Wine

The Ravensworth Riesling has always been a blend of Estate grown fruit from Bryan Martin's home block blended with some high quality fruit from fellow surrounding growers. Here, the Ravensworth Estate fruit gets its own bottling for the first time and it's a show stopping release.

This spent 10 months on lees inside a huge 700L ceramic egg, slowly enriching the textural components which really set this apart for other Rieslings from the region.

The acidity here is absolutely electric. As Mike Bennie so beautifully articulated in his 95 point review of the inaugural release, "the lasting message is ‘very delicious’. Scintillating wine. Such high pedigree and drinkability."

This is one of Bryan's most exciting releases to date. His home grown fruit truly coming into its own.

About Ravensworth

Bryan Martin is a winemaker at the height of his powers. Setting aside the exceptional work he is doing behind the scenes at regional flagbearer, Clonakilla, his Ravensworth wines have become some of the Canberra region’s hottest releases.

Bryan’s winemaking style is equal parts science and artistic flair. He’s an adventurous spirit trapped in the body of a technical virtuoso. A concert pianist jamming to free jazz. It’s a killer combination.

His range is full of alternative varieties and whacky blends, with texture and balance the key in everything. Truly unique wines from a region on the up and up and some of Canberra’s most sort after wines.

The hands of Bryan Martin at work
The hands of Bryan Martin at work
Murrumbateman, NSW
Reviews

Critic Reviews

95Points
The Wine Front

"Scents of citrus, real lemonade, lemon blossoms. Fragrant and floral. Texture is great, lightly chewy, imbued with faint chalkiness but also hosts a juicy citrus character that feels refreshing in amongst that textural detail. The wine drags incredibly long in flavour, and also feels very precise and mineral charged – the lasting message is ‘very delicious’. Scintillating wine. Such high pedigree and drinkability." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

Additional Info

From The Producer

A new line, bone dry, textural, a beautiful, natural, expression of riesling.

Blend : Riesling (100%)
ABV : 12.0%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2030
Bottle Size : 750ml
Production : 700L

Bryan watchful over the press
Bryan watchful over the press
Murrumbateman, NSW
Delivery Information

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