2021 West Cape Howe Mount Barker Riesling

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Beautifully aromatic and floral cool climate Riesling from WA. A bargain mid-week quality quaffer.

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Can't find a better value Riesling than this at the moment...The Mount Barker Riesling is all from block 6 on the Langton vineyard, just a few hundred metres from the winery. Only the free run juice was used and fermented at cool temperatures to preserve the delicate fruit characters.

Beautifully aromatic and floral, with hints of jasmine and citrus blossom. A fine and delicate, dry Riesling perfect for the summer months.

At this price you should be stocking up for next two summers...

Bright and clear with a light gold tinge. Beautifully aromatic, quite floral on the nose with hints of honeysuckle, jasmine & citrus blossom along with the distinctive limey characters so typical of cool climate Riesling. It has good depth of fresh, citrussy fruit flavours and loads of sweet, lemon sherbet characters. It’s well balanced with excellent length of flavour. The delicious, tangy acidity has a mouth-watering characteristic and contributes to its beautifully clean, crisp long finish. Delicious now, this would make a terrific aperitif or cellar for a few years for some gorgeous bottle age complexity, up to ~8 years.

95 Points - "Ticks each and every box along the journey, starting with the quartz-green colour, then the flowery and fragrant aromas telling of the citrus-accented palate gathering drive as it explores lime and passionfruit. All throughout the line of acidity provides cohesion." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

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