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Rock Gully Dry Riesling 2008

Rock Gully Dry Riesling 2008

Riesling from Australia

Price: $15.29 $10.99
Save $4.30 (28%)
Item No. 110895
  • RP90
  • JH90
  • 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.

Alcohol By Volume: 12.0%

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

Pale yellow. Vibrant, sharply focused lemon, lime and quinine aromas reminded me of the Platonic gin and tonic. Clean, sharply focused and pure, offering energetic citrus and green apple flavors and a late note of anise. Very refreshing riesling, with excellent finishing lift and length.

Critical Acclaim

"A sleek white, offering tangerine and lime accents to its green apple and peach flavors, which linger delicately. Drink now through 2018. 900 cases imported."
90 Points

"A sleek white, offering tangerine and lime accents to it's green apple and peach flavors, which linger delicately. Drink now through 2018 900 cases imported."
90 Points

"Pure lime and slate bouquet; linear palate, showing a little CO2 petillance; dry and steely finish."
90 Points

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Mark F - Somers, CT (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(2/9/2012)
Good dryness without a lot of acidity. Nice.
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Learn About Rock Gully

Rocky Gully wines are made from traditional varieties with an individual approach to winemaking. Developed for the modern lifestyle, the wines are vibrant, fresh, easy drinking and food friendly. Fruit for these wines is sourced from contract grape growers with vineyards in the Frankland River region. The choice of grape varieties in the Rocky Gully range reflects our belief in which varieties are best suited to the region and include a riesling, a shiraz and a blend of cabernet franc, merlot and cabernet sauvignon.

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...

Read More About Other Australia

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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