Pewsey Vale Eden Valley Riesling 2001

Riesling from Australia

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Item No. 60706
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Winemaker's Notes

The inherent quality of the Pewsey Vale vineyard is a reflection of the altitude and the low, grey sandy loam soils. This will be remembered as a text book vintage for white wine in the Eden Valley. After a windy flowering period, naturally low crops were set. Weather remained mild and dry over a long and even ripening period, with the lowest January temperatures on record experienced. This resulted in healthy vines that produced grapes with high natural acid, concentrated flavour and excellent quality.

Pewsey Vale Riesling is pale straw in colour with lively green hues. The aroma is classic Eden Valley Riesling - intense limes and lemon zest dominate with a hint of talc. The palate shows great length and depth with limes and grapefruit flavours finishing with a refreshing lemon acidity adding balance. This wine will benefit from medium to long-term cellaring.

Learn About Pewsey Vale Map ItMap It

Pewsey Vale Vineyard was first planted to Riesling by Joseph Gilbert in 1847. The site was later purchased by well known grazier Geoff Angas-Parsons whom in 1961 invited his friend Wyndham Hill Smith to jointly develop the historic vineyard site. They believed the site could produce delicate Rieslings in the Germanic style. With an altitude varying between 485 metres and 500...

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Learn About Other Australia

With a landmass the size of the US, Australia has just as many appellations. Many wines are simply labeled from their state of origin. Some of these are the most popular: New South Wales - home to Sydney and other tourist destinations, New South Wales has a smaller focused wine growing region, but many wines are a blend of these smaller appellations and so are deemed New...

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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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