2019 Prophet's Rock Dry Riesling

A deliciously zesty and crisp dry Riesling from Central Otago.

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Prophets Rock winemaker, Paul Pujol, thinks the essence of a place can be found in a glass of wine - this motto drives his approach to wine making, aiming to express the beauty of place in each and every bottle.

The fruit for this Riesling comes from a tiny parcel in their Rocky Point vineyard - the resulting wine is a complex one with floral & citrus aromas, yet still holding a fantastic freshness with underlying minerality.

This is extremely easy-drinking, and it's a no brainer for any fan of a dry Riesling.

We farm our aromatic whites to the same high standard in the vineyard as our top Pinot Noir, and take time through all aspects of production to ensure that the wine we release is the best reflection of the site it can be. This is a dry style with bright aromatics and great concentration. The freshness and texture make it an easy food match.

94 Points - "Rich, weighty dry riesling that appears to be modelled after the complex, textural wines of Alsace rather than the pure, pristine and vibrant wines of the Mosel. It shows lime, orange blossom, oyster-shell and ginger characters." - Bob Campbell (The Real Review)

93 Points - "Attractive crushed stones, grapefruit and lemon peel with some light, lees-derived, pastry-like notes, too. The palate has impressively fresh and lively flavours with bright peaches and lemons holding long and smooth. Layered yet piercing textural style here. Drink now." - JamesSuckling.com

Customer Reviews

Prophet's Rock

The Prophet's Rock project was founded in 1999.

The man behind the wines, Paul Pujol, has an enviable resume, having made wine all around the world.

After working his way through the French regions of Languedoc and Sancerre, he was perhaps the first foreign winemaker ever to be invited to head up an Alsatian winery, Kuentz-Bas where he made their six Grand Cru wines for three years. He also spent a formative vintage at Chambolle-Musigny in Burgundy which set the tone for his winemaking style under his own label.

The wines of Prophet's Rock come from two vineyards, the Home Block and the Rocky Point vineyard. Paul's mission is to let these vineyards speak for themselves.

Owner and founder Paul Pujol Prophet's Rock

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