Emissaire Riesling 2015
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This wine reflects all of the values and virtues of old exposed vines from the highest elevation in the Eden Valley.
Grapes were harvested at optimum flavour and acid balance. The ripening of the grapes was monitored with regular berry tasting by winemaker and grower. The fruit was harvested in the cool of the night and rapidly transported to the winery. After crushing and must chilling, the free run juice was drained and clarified with minimum skin contact. This juice was then cool fermented between 12 – 15C with selected yeast to enhance the delicate Riesling flavours. The wine was bottled young to retain as much fruit flavour as possible.
This Riesling is pale green straw in colour with delicate white floral aromas of lemon, lime, sherbet and Nashi pear. It displays lime and lemon juice notes with some nice talcy whilst minerally characters are evident. This is supported by a very elegant and taut mineral acidity providing a long backbone, which enhances the potential of the wine to age gracefully over time.
Region Eden Valley
Cellaring Drinking well now or can be cellared for 5+ years
|2015 Vintage||CWSA 2018 Best Value - Award Winner|
|2015 Vintage||National Wine Show Of Australia - Award Winner|
|2015 Vintage||CWSA 2016 Best Value - GOLD Medal|
|2013 Vintage||CWSA 2014 - GOLD Medal|
|2013 Vintage||Australian Wine Showcase Magazine, Riesling Tasting July 2014 - 91 POINTS|
|2013 Vintage||Australian Wine Showcase Magazine 2014 - 91 POINTS|
|2008 Vintage||Robert parker's Wine Advocate Review - 90 POINTS|