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2020 Pooley Butchers Hill Riesling

Coal River Valley, TAS

Exotic and expansive Tasmanian Riesling with oodles of tropical fruit and bracing acidity.

$65.00

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About

About The Wine

A single-vineyard Riesling of stature and power, more on the tropical side of the fruit spectrum, as opposed to the lean citrus styles.

Fermented in old French oak, and with some extra time on lees, there is texture and depth to the palate, as it encompasses a guava/ mango/nectarine fruit salad of flavours.

Time will take the youthful edge off, but this is supremely enjoyable now...

About Pooley

Pooley is one of the leading family-owned wineries in Tasmania, renowned for their exquisite Single Vineyard examples of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Riesling from the Coal River region, less than an hour north of Hobart.

The family vineyard was planted in 1985 by Margaret and Denis Pooley. Today it is in the hands of the third generation of Pooleys, with award-winning winemaker Anna Pooley heading up the cellar and her brother Matt as viticulturalist. They make a killer team and the family business is going from strength to strength.

Anna's wines are pure, refined and eminently cellar-worthy. A class-act producer setting a cracking pace for all of Tasmania to follow.

Winemaker Anna Pooley
Winemaker Anna Pooley
Photo Credit: Wine Australia
Additional Info

From The Producer

Very open nose with jasmine, orange blossom a touch exotic. Flavours are very concentrated with lime zest, red apple and preserved lemon. Great intensity, drive through the palate with a slinky acid profile.

Blend : Riesling (100%)
ABV : 13.2%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2029
Bottle Size : 750ml

Siblings Anna and Matt Pooley
Siblings Anna and Matt Pooley
Photo Credit: Wine Australia
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

93Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"Richmond, Coal River Valley; planted 2014; hand picked; fermented and matured 5 months in old French oak puncheons. An impeccably crafted take on young-vine riesling. Subtle exotics of star fruit and spicy persimmon elevate a core of kaffir lime, grapefruit and fig. Zesty yet creamy, puncheon fermentation softens texture without any interruption to purity. A little grapefruit pith phenolic bite delivers structure without coarseness. Medium-term potential." - Tyson Stelzer (Halliday Wine Companion)

93Points
The Real Review

"Mid-straw in colour. Aromas of quince, white lillies, nettles and lemon. The flavours are fresh and driven by tangy citrus and a cool minerality. The wine has very good length and brightness. Will age beautifully." - Aaron Brasher (The Real Review)

Customer Reviews
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    Sharon D.
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    I recommend this product
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    Rated 5 stars
    11 months ago
    A big delicious riesling

    Bright and juicy with layers of flavour

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