2021 Naked Run The First Riesling

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Pristine Riesling from the Clare Valley. An absolute bargain.
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The First Run Riesling hails from the Sevenhill vineyard in the dress cirle of the Clare Valley.

The First Run was the first wine made by this trio back in 2005 and remains one of their most popular.

It's a wine that shows beautifully as a young wine, blessed with sweet blossom aromas and fresh-cut cirtus.

The price asked for the quality on offer makes this wine consistently stand out amongst its peers.

The Naked Run Clare Valley Riesling was named 'The First' as it is the first wine produced under the Naked Run Label. Made from 100% Clare Valley free run juice, the fruit is sourced from a single vineyard located at Sevenhill in the heart of the Clare Valley. The vineyard is situated 475 metres above sea level, a relatively cool site for the region. The vines are grown on red-grey loam over sandstone and slate/shale subsoil which produces minerality within the wine.

The fruit is machine harvested at night when the fruit was at its coolest, and processed as quickly as possible to minimise skin contact. It is pressed, cold settled for 3 days then racked for fermentation. The wine is fermented around 15oC until dry then stabilized, left on yeast lees for 3 months, followed by filtering and bottling.

92 Points - "Lime leaf, bath salts perfume, classic lemon/lime flavours. A little bit spicy, fine powdery texture, balanced crisp acidity, and a finish of good length, a little quinine tang as it goes. Good stuff. Approachable and lovely to drink." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

95 Points - "The colour is pale and the dominant aromas are of freshly-picked green garden herbs; it smacks of early-harvested grapes. Suggestions of chamomile and lavender. The wine is both delicate and intense in the mouth, finely trimmed and taut, light-bodied and refined, with good length and tension, finishing classically dry." - Huon Hooke (The Real Review)

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    Classic Clare riesling with lemon dominant citrus and florals, and the benefit of a little time in bottle to soften the acidity.

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