2022 Dr. Edge Tasmania Riesling 1.5L

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Tasmanian Riesling cut from a different cloth. Wild and scintillating, saline and oxidative. Natural Riesling goodness.

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The formidable powers of Riesling from all corners of Tasmania are put to good and fascinating use here. And, of course, it just wouldn't be a Dr. Edge wine without a little funk... And funk, it has...

It's an equal blend of Pete Dredge's North, South and East Rieslings, bottled unfiltered with some residual sugar.

A whopping nine months on lees and a little lazy time in some old barrels has put some weight on the skeletal Tassie Riesling frame. Yes, there are all the classic steel and citrus notes, but there's an extra layer of savouriness in this wine takes it to a transcendently weird level.

As always with the wines of the good Doctor, there aren't many bottles around. Grab one while you can.

"It’s so intense and tangy... green herbs and bitter lemon on a glossy/crunchy finish of excellent length."
- 95 pts, Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

Dr Edge Tasmania Riesling is a blend of Derwent Valley and Coal River Valley fruit. Pressed to old oak casks, the juice is fermented naturally, matured for 9 months on lees with some casks containing small amounts of whole clusters. Bottled without fining.

95 points - "
Gooseberry, green apple, a cinnamon pie crust thing happening, fresh mint and chamomile. It’s so intense and tangy, it almost makes you pull a funny face, but has some gentle buttery richness, a whole lot of flinty/chalky texture, pink grapefruit, green herbs and bitter lemon on a glossy/crunchy finish of excellent length." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

94 points - "A blend of Derwent Valley and Coal River Valley riesling; pressed to old oak, wild ferment, matured for nine months on lees. Pale straw with aromas of citrus, poached pears and spiced apples along with hints of grapefruit pith, light mountain herbal tones, lemon butter, stone and pressed flowers. The gentle old oak sashays in on the palate in soft spice and light toasty nuance, the acidity coiling then releasing with impressive drive on the finish. Delicious" - Dave Brookes (Halliday Wine Companion)

Dr. Edge

Peter Dredge is Dr. Edge. He is one of the most intuitive and talented winemakers on the Apple Isle.

With a wealth of experience garnered at wineries such as Bay of Fires, he has revitalised the Meadowbank label and returned it to its place as one of the must-watch vineyards in Tasmania.

Dr. Edge is his passion project where he can take risks and make Pinot Noir, Chardonnay & Riesling that truly excites him. His creativity can fly under the Dr. Edge banner and wines that walk a fine line of tension, funk and freshness invariably arise.

Only small batches of wine is produced, all made by hand, and typically they sell out in short order. Playful, pleasurable and remarkably thoughtful, the Dr. Edge creations are riveting things to drink and have rightfully earned cult status among collectors of Tasmania's finest.

Winemaker Peter Dredge - Derwent Valley, TAS Dr. Edge

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