2022 Vignerons Schmolzer & Brown Obstgarten Riesling Selection

Stunning cool climate small batch Riesling release from this talented Victorian producer.
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While the Schmolzer & Brown duo have a lovely patch of Riesling in the King Valley that they've made friends with for a few years.

Here is a Riesling with a dash of botrytis for extra sweetness and richness.

The acidity is absolutely blistering allowing the wine to find an easy balance while carrying a healthy level of residual sugar.

Sweet to start, cool, crisp and dry to finish. This is a beautiful, elegant style of Riesling from one of Victoria's rising star producers.

12.0% | 15g/L Kabinett style

94 points - "This is so delicious, so easy to drink, so charming, so compelling. So! It’s green apple crunch, a lick of honeycomb, some faint toffee notes but mostly all the apple, lime, lemon, lemongrass and alpine herbs going on. Squeaky texture, a little juicy too, a sprinkle of sherbetty acidity in the mix, the sweetness a quiet undertow and beautifully set in fresh fruit characters. The finish is a beautiful clatter of fruit, sweetness and cool, minerally acidity. This delivers so much joy." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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Vignerons Schmölzer & Brown

Tessa and Jeremy are playing a long-game with their Vignerons Schmolzer & Brown label.

They have invested in a block of land high in the hills behind Beechworth and have planted 10,000 vines on it over the last couple of years with the plan to farm it organically. Tessa has a wealth of experience from time at Sorrenberg and Kooyong, Jeremy is an architect by trade with an eye for detail.

It comes as no surprise that the buzz around this husband and wife team is palpable and the praise is high. Max Allen called them, “one of a remarkable number of impressive new wine labels to have cropped up in Beechworth over the last five years.”

They are going to be at the forefront of Beechworth wine for many years to come.

Tessa and Jeremy in Thorley vineyard - Beechworth, VIC Vignerons Schmölzer & Brown

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