Eden Valley Riesling
Current Vintage: 2016
Eden Valley is recognized as one of Australia’s premium areas for growing Riesling and this is another outstanding dry Riesling made by Christa Deans, with fruit grown in her own vineyard.
Pale straw in colour, Christa’s Riesling is quite perfumed, with highlights of the inevitable lemon and lime indicative of this varietal. Expresses lovely rose floral & candied musk on the nose. Good acidity lifts the crisp, fresh palate, leaving a finish of lemon peel with zesty lime.
Christa has the ability to produce white wines with the perfect balance of fruit and acid. Enjoy our Riesling while young and fresh, or store some bottles in the cellar for great drinking in 10+ years.
2016 EDEN VALLEY RIESLING:
Floral and spicy, subtle tropical fruit and ripe lemon. Flavoursome with a pleasing limey tang, dusting of powdery texture, some lime leaf and a crunchy lime-laced finish of excellent persistence. Bursting to please”.
93 points, Gary Walsh
The Wine Front, September 2016
2015 EDEN VALLEY RIESLING:
“One of those wines stating the case for the Eden Valley to be rated/appreciated/preferred to the Clare Valley. But it’s a specific case which doesn’t of itself prove a general rule. Its special quality is the purity of the mouth-caressing lime juice, from one perspective powerful, from another delicate.”
95 points, James Halliday
Wine Companion 2016
“A finely crafted, fragrant riesling of balance and pretty lemon blossom and granny smith apple fruit, with a note of mandarin reflecting ripeness. Purity of sweet, ripe, polished fruit, even acidity and fine minerality linger long and harmonius.”
92 points, Tyson Stelzer & Kendall Dobson, Wine Taste Weekly, November 2015
Drink to: 2022