2021 Lyons Will Riesling

Fantastic Riesling with texture and character. An unusual, tantalising complex white from the Macedon Ranges.

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The Lyons Will Riesling is a opulent example of the variety built around luscious mouthfeel as opposed to the sheer racy acidity that characterises so many younger Australian Rieslings.

The long, cool growing season in the Macedon Ranges allows the intensity of flavour to develop in the fruit before over-ripe sugars become an issue for Ollie and Renata. The benefit of these marginal climates clearly show in this unique interpretation of the variety.

This is raised in old barrels adding another level of depth and textural intrigue to the finished. The fine, mineral-charged acidity still rings clear, but it's complimented by sheets of honeyed flavour and a fine powdery grip.

A delicious, decadent Riesling on offer here from one of the Macedon's most exciting operations.

Thanks to long days, warm summers, and cold nights, the Macedon Ranges GI is the ideal environment for Riesling to fully express its potential.

Handpicked from young vines. This Riesling was bunch sorted and 50% destemmed. The fruit sat on skins for 4 - 6 hours before basket pressing, settled overnight and moved into old French oak to ferment. The wine spent three months in old French oak to build before it was bottled.
Fresh and fun...this Riesling is perfect for drinking now!

Region: Macedon Ranges, VIC
Blend: Riesling (100%)
Closure: 750ml
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94 Points - "Fuller figured riesling but with lots of acidity and cut, structure and shape. Chalky texture cupping the juicier, lime juice, faint tropical fruity notes and sweet apple juice characters. Long, firm finish from a powerful start too. Lots of fragrance. The more the wine sat open the drier it seemed to be, and more complex. Quite something. It’s a very serious riesling, and delicious." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

91 Points - "Heady notes of spice and honey lure you in. Its fine and filigreed composure flows effortlessly through the palate. The acidity is high and cleansing, signing off with great length." - Gabrielle Poy (The Real Review)

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