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2018 Meadowbank Riesling

Derwent Valley, TAS

Electric small batch Riesling from Peter Dredge and the Meadowbank team.

HIGH SCORE

$30.00

About
This is a totally, utterly delicious riesling...

James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

About The Wine

Riesling from Tasmania is simply delightful when handled well. Winemaker Peter Dredge doesn't put a foot wrong when he's got fruit this good to play with.

This is a top-flight Tassie Riesling.

As is often the case with Riesling from this part of the country, retaining a little residual sweetness here was the key to balance. A wine of impeccable line and length, this is ripe for drinking immediately or tucking away for up to a decade in the cellar.

The 2018 is balanced to perfection. Long and precise and ready to drink now or in a decade.

About Meadowbank

Meadowbank is one of the oldest vineyards in Tasmania with the Ellis family having farmed this site since 1976.

This is one of the most important sites on the Apple Isle.

After taking a brief hiatus from producing their own wines, Meadowbank now has the formidable talents of winemaker Peter Dredge at their disposal.

With Dredge in the winemaking hot seat, Meadowbank is set to be one of the benchmark producers in Tasmania for many years to come.

Winemaker Peter Dredge
Winemaker Peter Dredge
Derwent Valley, TAS
Additional Info

From The Producer

The 2018 Meadowbank Riesling is a Tasmanian riesling from Meadowbank vineyard in the Derwent Valley.

Blend : Riesling (100%)
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2027
Bottle Size : 750ml

Meadowbank Vineyard
Meadowbank Vineyard
Derwent Valley, TAS
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Scintilating Riesling from the Meadowbank team. Green apple, blossoms, a touch of honey and jellied lime. It's long and piercing through the mouth, a citrussy river of sweet and sour lime juice with crunchy, crystal clear acidity. It's a delicious mouthful of wine. Lengthy and focused. Belting Riesling. - Different Drop Wine Team

95Points
The Wine Front

"Green apple, talc, slight flinty smoky thing, lime pie. It’s intense, but doesn’t result in the ‘face like a half-chewed wine gum’ thing. Powdery, perfumed, all the green apple, clean and fresh, but most importantly, superb length and definition on the finish. It’s a bloody beauty." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

98Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"Hand-picked, whole-bunch pressed, wild-fermented, 60% controlled temperature in stainless steel with some residual sugar remaining, 40% wild-fermented dry with mlf and alcoholic fermentation. This is a totally, utterly delicious riesling, the yin and yang forever bound to each other." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

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