2021 Pooley Gewurztraminer

Pooley |Coal River Valley |Gewurztraminer
Gewurz done right under the watchful eye of talented winemaker Anna Pooley. Floral, silkily textured and restrained.
4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
4 Reviews

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Hats off to Pooley becoming Tasmania's first certifiably sustainable vineyard. Caring about the earth they farm obviously paying dividends for this top producer.

This is a top flight Gewurztraminer - the terroir of this beautiful estate shines through. The flamboyant floral, musk and Turkish Delight characters well known in the variety are calmed and composed here, set in a frame of pristine minerally acidity.

The all important balance for this variety expertly handled here by winemaker Anna Pooley. This is one of the best examples of this variety you will find from the Apple Isle.

Flamboyantly floral on the nose with notes of dried rose petal, Turkish delight, confectionary banana, and lychee. Underlying tones of cardamom and white pepper spice on the palate with plenty of texture and a bone dry finish.

Fruit was sourced from 20-year-old vines on the East Coast of Tasmania. The fruit was crushed and pressed to tank. Cold settled. Racked off heavy lees then warmed and inoculated. Fermentation took place over 18 days with 3 months on fine lees in stainless steel tanks prior to bottling.

Customer Reviews

4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
Based on 4 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 3 Total 4 star reviews: 1 Total 3 star reviews: 0 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 0
4 reviews
  • CV
    Cyan von G.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Cork Dork
    2 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Cork Dork
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Well structured

    Whilst a bit lacking on the typical Gewurtz scent, it does have a lovely structured palette.

  • RP
    Robin P.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Cork Dork
    2 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Cork Dork
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    I love this wine!

    I bought a 1/2 case from Pooley last year and then ordered another 1/2 case untasted. This is my favorite Tasmanian Gewurtztraminer and believe me I have tried them all. And the price through Different Drop is a steal. Highly recommend for Gewurtz lovers.

  • CT
    Christopher T H.
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    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    2 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Vibrant

    Day bright, highly aromatic, flesh floral scents, violet, vibrant peach, and nectarine, lychee is huge, passionfruit juice, fizzes on the tongue, again vibrant fruits, lychee, more citrus like, tart peach, pineapple, fresh rockmelon, rose, finish is there for a good time not a long time!

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    Dimitris V.
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    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    4 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    elegance in a glass

    I have loved the pinots by Pooley for a long time. Their wines are not fussy -- honest, well-crafted, leaving the territory and fruit to do the talking. So I was intrigued about this Gewürztraminer. It is done in a very dry style, with no skin contact, aromatic but not overwhelming. The word that springs to mind with every sip is "elegant." An outstanding drop!

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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 Pooley

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