2022 Nick O'Leary Heywood Riesling

A stunning estate-grown Riesling from gun Canberran winemaker, Nick O'Leary.
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Located in the Murrumbidgee River corridor, just outside the ACT, is the Nick O'Leary vineyard. His winemaking puts a focus on exhibiting the character of the region while still experimenting and expressing his own personality through each bottle and variety.

Coming from Canberra, it should come as no surprise he makes an absolutely cracking Riesling.

The Heywood Riesling is a single vineyard Riesling from Nick O'Leary - and it's blisteringly good, with a pure citrus character and a hit of fresh, green melon. A must for lovers of Canberra Riesling!

In keeping with our house style yet proudly displaying the unique personality of our home vineyard. This single vineyard wine retains the pure citrus character of our other rieslings but with a fresh green melon character not found in our other wines.
Consisting of two parcels from our estate vineyard. Grapes were hand harvested, 80% whole bunch pressed and cool fermented in stainless steel with 20% whole berry fermented in ceramic. The wine was then held on light lees until bottling.

Region: Canberra, NSW
Blend: Riesling (100%)
ABV: 12.00%
Closure: 750ml
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96 Points - "Fruit off the Heywood home block and it delivers the goods. Purity of flavour, subtle texture, superfine acidity and a lingering finish. Nothing harsh here, just beautiful riesling from a region that excels in growing it and a winemaker who intrinsically understands its nuances." - Jane Faulkner (Halliday Wine Companion)

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Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Joanna C.
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    1 year ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Beautiful Wine

    Easy drinking, soft and fruity. Definitely one to keep on hand for an elegant dinner or special occasion.

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    Shreosi D.
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    2 years ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Fantastic and easy to drink

    Always a crowd pleaser, this wine has such an elegance to it that can be dressed up for a fancier meal, or simply taken to a Thai BYO.

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Nick O'Leary

Nick O’Leary is one of the rising stars in the Canberra wine district, renowned for his modern styles of Riesling and Shiraz. With more than a decade's experience making wines from his home region, Nick has made a significant impact, winning prestigious awards such as the Stodart Trophy in 2014 and NSW Wine of the Year in both 2014 and 2015.

Situated in the stunning Hall Valley, just outside the ACT, Nick O’Leary Wines features a modern winemaking facility and a mature 5-hectare vineyard. The focus is on handcrafting Shiraz and Riesling that faithfully reflect the character of the Canberra region.

Nick’s approach is simple yet effective, partnering with excellent vineyards and focusing on Canberra's best varieties. His wines are celebrated for their purity and freshness and have helped push the region into the national spotlight. Nick O’Leary and his eponymous label promises to be a pacesetter in the Canberra district for many years to come.

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