Huia Dry Riesling 2010

Riesling from Marlborough, New Zealand

Price: $15.00 $10.95
Save $4.05 (27%)
Item No. 116327
  • RP90
Style: Light & Crisp

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Alcohol By Volume: 12.7%

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%.

Winemaker's Notes

The nose is aromatic, full of uplifting citrus and floral notes. On the palate the wine delivers a lovely depth of flavors, and is rich and dry with bright mandarin and honeysuckle. This Riesling shows good length and ends on a refreshing, vibrant mineral finish.

Huia Riesling is delicious with fresh oysters, scallops, sushi, whitebait fritters, Asian food, pasta with fresh tomato in a white wine sauce, and firm fruity cheeses.

Critical Acclaim

"The 2010 Dry Riesling has a profound perfume of lime cordial, lemon curd and orange blossoms with nuances of honeysuckle and beeswax. Light to medium bodied, dry and with very crisp acid, it gives a wonderful concentration of expressive aromatic flavors and a good long finish. Drink it now to 2018+."
90 Points

Learn About Marlborough

(mahrl-bore-oh) Grass-fed Wines Sitting pretty on the northern tip of New Zealand's south island, Marlborough has become synonymous with New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. As well it should be - Marlborough is the primary region for those delicious, citrusy, summer-lovin' wines with vibrant acidity and pungent, grassy, grapefruit flavors. Sauvignon Blanc is the main grape here;...

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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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