Annie's Lane Riesling 2006

Riesling from Clare Valley, Australia

Price: $13.29 $10.98
Save $2.31 (17%)
Item No. 93991
  • JH90
Alcohol By Volume: 12.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2006 Annie's Lane Riesling is pale straw in color with green hues. The nose shows the classis, elegant characters of Clare Valley Riesling - dried lime rind, citrus and stone fruit. The palate is tight and elegant, with lime flavors dominating throughout.

Food pairings: Enjoy as an aperitif or as the perfect accompaniment to fruits de mer.

Cellaring: Impressive length and natural acidity will allow for graceful aging over the next 5 to 8 years.

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(9/29/2010)
This Riesling has a clean finish, but has too much flavor of citrus for my taste.
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Learn About Annie's Lane Map ItMap It

Annie Wayman was a legend in the Clare Valley. She could always be relied upon to bring along sandwiches and a warm drink to harvesters and pruners in the vineyard at the turn of the 20th century. One evening, Annie's horse and cart got bogged in a lane adjacent to one of the valley's best vineyards. Thus, Annie's Lane was born. Annie' s Lane is now one of the finest wineries...

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Learn About Clare Valley

Known for its Rieslings, all in screw cap since the year 2000, the wines of Clare Valley are distinctive. The Riesling here is dry, dry, dry. Delicate yet firm, these wines won't remind you of Germany or Alsace - they have a flavor all their own. The lime flavors and zesty acidity make the wine perfect for summer sipping or pacific rim food (aka, seafood). Notable Facts Since...

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Learn About Riesling

Riesling (REEZ-leeng) The Riesling grape is happiest in a cooler climate, one that fosters its slow and steady ripening. Often assumed to be the producer of only sweet wines, Riesling is a fascinating grape of many faces. From bone dry to lusciously sweet, this variety is delicious at any sugar level with its intense aromas and steely acidity. Most popular in...

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