2021 Pooley Riesling

Flawless Riesling from extraordinary Tasmanian producer Pooley. Line, length and buckets of flavour.

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The Pooley Riesling is a beautiful example of the delicacy of Tasmanian aromatic wines.

Winemaker Anna Pooley has a light touch in the winery, every effort is made to preserve the purity of the Riesling fruit from the family-owned vineyard. There's a suppleness and extension of flavour here which is seriously impressive.

Tantalisingly floral and utterly refreshing to drink - this is a cracking wine either now or with a few years in the cellar. Anna Pooley nailing yet another release.

A bright and crunchy cool-climate riesling with notes of lime blossom, jasmine, citrus peel and granny smith apple on the nose. Sweet citrus, grapefruit and mandarin follow on the palate with a nervy acid profile and a textured, lingering finish.

Handpicked and cold settled overnight. Whole-bunch pressed and fermented in stainless steel. Inoculated fermentation. 4 months on fine lees prior to bottling.

94 Points - "What a ripper. Gin n tonic, ginger, Real Lemonade, wet ferns. You get the gist? It's racy and lacy, juicy and crisp, a bouncy, bright and fresh-as-can-be expression with a laser-like race of grapefruity tang delivering extreme freshness and a whip crack reset to finish. A little, fine chew of talc-like minerally things and a slick of barely there, cashew nut savouriness too. Fab." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

91 Points - "The colour is bright, light yellow colour and the aromas are of citrus fruits, grapefruit pith and chalky-mineral overtones, while the palate is light and soft, yet seems quite dry. It's an accessible riesling of some intensity and easy balance." - Huon Hooke (The Real Review)


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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