2023 Clonakilla Riesling

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Classic Riesling release from the iconic Clonakilla.
4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
10 Reviews

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The name Clonakilla needs no introduction, nor does its benchmark Riesling.

Grown on the Clonakilla estate vineyard in Murrumbateman, this, along with Ken Helm's Rieslings have long been the gold standard for this variety in the region.

It's finely put together but packed with juicy citrus, this is great to either drink now or keep as long as like. Killer Canberra Riesling!

97 point & 2023 Halliday Top 100
"Riesling excelling with incredible flavours, crisp acidity and perfect balance."
- James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

Murrumbateman’s cool, continental climate and decomposed granite soils are perfectly suited to Riesling.

The 2023 season saw the long tail of La Nina deliver a cool, rain-soaked spring and the latest harvest since 2011. Genuine summer heat finally arrived in January followed by a (mostly) sunny autumn. The warmth made all the difference.

Bright floral notes and citrus fruit power here. Drink now or cellar for up to 20 years and watch it develop lime and toast characters with age.

97 Points & 2023 Halliday Top 100 - "Canberra had its third coldest vintage in 50 years, with floods, hail and frost until January – when warm, dry weather took hold until the end of the late vintage, riesling excelling with incredible flavours, crisp acidity and perfect balance." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

95 Points - "Smelling this is like walking through a cottage garden full of spring flowers especially fragrant with lime blossom. At first, it feels light and delicate but there’s more to come: texture, juiciness, a waft of wet pebbles, there’s an intensity yet fineness, too, a slip of texture and excellent length. A compelling offering now but this will last a distance. Can you wait?" - Jane Faulkner (Halliday Wine Companion)

4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
Based on 10 reviews
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100%would recommend this product
10 reviews
  • JB
    Jeremy B.
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Great bang for buck

    Tasty, citrus-forward Rizza from Clonakilla always goes down a treat. These wines are great with 5+ years bottle age if you. can keep them that long

    TasteRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • CM
    Chrissie M.
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    1 year ago
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    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Heavy on the minerality

    Interesting, not quite the classic Riesling I expected but nothing from this wine maker is bad.

    TasteRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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    Sharon D.
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    2 years ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    An affordable gem

    So much flavour for so few $$. Fresh, fruity with a dry finish. Its popularity is no surprise.

    TasteRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • SC
    Simon C.
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    2 years ago
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    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Great Riesling

    A crisp, zesty Riesling. Can't go wrong.

    TasteRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 3.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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    Deb
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    2 years ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2021 Clonakilla Riesling

    Best Riesling Ever !!!

    TasteRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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Clonakilla

Clonakilla is one of the true icons of the Australian wine scene. Since its inception, it has been one of the leading lights of the Australian cool climate wine insurgence.

They boast one of the most collectable wines in the country in their Shiraz Viognier, a wine of outstanding quality and consistency over the last two decades. Whether Shiraz, Riesling or otherwise, every wine in the Clonakilla stable are considered amongst the benchmark examples in Canberra District.

Quite simply, Tim Kirk and his family-owned estate are one of the true gems in the Australian wine industry crown.

Tim Kirk harvesting at Clonakilla Discover Clonakilla Wines

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