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Drylands Dry Riesling 2006

Drylands Dry Riesling 2006

Riesling from Marlborough, New Zealand

Price: $15.29 $11.19
Save $4.10 (27%)
Item No. 90284
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Winemaker's Notes

Drylands Dry Riesling is a direct reflection of the terroir where the grapes are grown. The fruit for this wine is grown in dry, deep, fine alluvium soils in Marlborough's Golden Triangle that encourage a long, cool ripening period.

Appearance: Pale lemon in color, with brilliant clarity

Aroma: A bouquet of ripe citrus fruit characters accompanied by floral aromas

Flavor: Bright notes of grapefruit and lime are accented by touches of honeysuckle. The palate shows good weight and balance with a crisp lingering finish. A structure of elegant, lively acidity is offset by a hint of residual sugar.

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(9/29/2010)
Not my favorite dry NZ Riesling; a bit off. Fairly strong petrol notes for a youngish wine. However, the finish is tart and clean and shows that beautiful slate quality Riesling can have. Good with food (especially something clean like Sushi or salads), on it's own a bit too much.
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Originally a small winery, recent significant improvements have grown Drylands to an impressive 14,000 ton state-of-the-art winery capable of handling large volumes as well as boutique parcels. Drylands Vineyard is situated near the middle of the Wairau Valley Region, 30m above sea level, surrounding the Drylands Winery in Hammerichs Road, Blenheim. The current Winery Block...

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(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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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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