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Best's Great Western 2016 Riesling
Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Riesling
Appellation
Great Western

Best's Great Western 2016 Riesling

Riesling vines were first planted as part of Henry Best’s ‘Nursery Block’ vineyard in the 1860s. From subsequent plantings in 1944 and 1978, Riesling has become a significant part of our regime.

The Riesling vines from Great Western produce flavoursome, elegantly structured, spectacularly age-worthy Rieslings which stand confidently alongside some of the most outstanding Australian examples of the variety. In recent times, the style has evolved to match the continental climatic conditions to a beautifully balanced wine with texture and aromatics.

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SKU: 2016Riesling
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$145.00
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SKU: 16RIES6PK
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SKU: 16RIES12PK
Wine Profile

Colour                 Pale straw with a green and gold hue.

Bouquet              Lifted aromas of kaffir lime and honeysuckle with a background of red apple and musky spices.

Palate                   Intense lime flavours with a slippery mouthfeel and a fresh mineral finish.

Cellaring             The Rieslings of Best’s have a proven ability to mature gracefully for 20 years or more. This example is no exception and its   youthful freshness is a good sign for its long life in the cellar. It will gather complex toasty aromas and flavours as the years pass. Enjoy with a Moreton Bay Bug Ravioli.

Vintage                An early budburst and warm spring set the vineyard up well with good fruit set and lush balanced canopies. The summer was warm and dry and some exposed vines struggled. The short and early vintage with cold nights and warm days produced pristine Riesling grapes and rich varietal flavours in the wines.

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