Jacob's Creek Reserve Riesling 2008

Riesling from Barossa Valley, Australia

$15.79
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The 2012 vintage is available for: $12.99
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Item No. 97920
  • white wine
  • screw cap wine
  • WS90
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.

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Winemaker's Notes

#73 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2009

Vibrant pale green. Intense floral jasmine and lemon citrus aromas with nuances of lime. Rich floral and lemon citrus flavors with underlying hints of fresh green apple and lime. The attractive talcy acidity provides structure and length to the palate. Freshness and generosity of flavor are key components of this wine. Its mineral acidity provides length and balance to the attractive varietal flavours. The wine is sealed with a screw cap and over time has the potential to develop appealing Riesling flavors of honey and toast.

Critical Acclaim

"Tart and lively, offering a mouth watering style that delivers a nice hit of green apple and lime flavors, persisting nicely."
90 Points

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Toast - New York, NY (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/10/2010)
I am not usually a reisling fan, but the body and flavor of this one was pretty nice. Tasted like a riesling and felt like a Chardonnay, if that makes sense. Very nice drinking alone, but didn't quite stand up to some spicy chicken my wife made.
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Learn About Jacob's Creek Map ItMap It

With over 150 years of making wine in the Barossa Valley, Jacob's Creek's winemaking philosophy is to make high quality wines in a contemporary Australian style, which are fresh, elegant, great tasting and show true varietal character. From its beginnings in 1847, a young Bavarian immigrant named Johann Gramp planted the Barossa Valley's first commercial vineyard on the banks of...

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Learn About Barossa Valley

The Barossa zone consists of two sections - the Barossa Valley and the Eden Valley. Wines from the Eden Valley can be labelled Barossa or Barossa Valley. Situated just a bit east of the large city of Adelaide, Barossa is Australia's wine headquarters. Mega producers are based here, boutique wineries call it home and a majority of the habitants claim their income on the wine...

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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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