2021 Teusner Riesling

An inexpensive look at one of Australia's great wine styles - zesty, minerally Eden Valley Riesling.

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Initially tight and taut, this great value Eden Valley Riesling opens up deliciously, transforming into a ripe and concentrated white, full of lemons and limes.

High elevation and a great old vineyard are the ingredients the wine chefs at Teusner work with, and they have produced a very underpriced wine that shows plenty of vibrant acidity and lovely length.

Look for garden flowers and a stony mineral quality among all the gorgeous citrus flavours.

The Barossa Valley is home to the oldest and some of the finest Shiraz vineyards in the world. However, someone ‘up there’ must be really looking out for us Barossa winemakers, because right next door we have the Eden Valley, birth place of many of Australia’s supreme dry Rieslings. And if Shiraz is the big, rich and bold ‘king’ of the Barossa Valley, then surely Riesling must be the strong, sensual and desirable ‘empress’ of the Eden Valley.


The 2021 Vintage is one of the finest of recent times - only time will tell just how revered it will be. The long dry ‘Indian Summer’ dealt us almost perfect ripening conditions, the small crop harvested with an abundance of flavour and a stunning citrus acid line. A fine talc like quality present reflects the sheer fruit intensity and we thank our ‘mate up on the hill’ for his efforts. It’s a great drink…and I have to say thanks to my sister Lee for bringing the essence of The Empress…strong, sensual, desirable…to life on the front label.

92 Points - "From the very strong 2021 Eden Valley vintage comes this textured, expansive offering from Teusner. Freshly squeezed lime juice, cut with floral flecks, almond paste and stone. The wine swells in the mouth, with pure limey fruit blossoming outwards, cut with mineral acidity and a faint tweak of phenolic pithiness. Stoney and dry, with a citrus blast on the finish." - Dave Brookes (Halliday Wine Companion)

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