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Date Printed: 9/17/2014
Henschke Julius Eden Valley Riesling 2004
Henschke Julius Eden Valley Riesling 2004
(search item no. 85473)
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The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 9/17/2014: $25.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2010 Australian Wine Companion rating: 96 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2009 Australian Wine Companion rating: 96 points
2008 Australian Wine Companion rating: 96 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2007 Australian Wine Companion rating: 95 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2006 Australian Wine Companion rating: 93 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2005 Australian Wine Companion rating: 95 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Exhibits a striking, light bodied, green apple note along with notions of grapefruits and other assorted citrus. Fresh and austere with a hint of minerality.
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About Henschke:

The Henschke family have been making wine since Johann Christian Henschke planted a small vineyard at Keyneton in Eden Valley in 1862. Cyril Henschke pioneered varietal and single-vineyard wines, including the world-famous Shiraz wines, Hill of Grace and Mount Edelstone in the 1950s. Fifth-generation Stephen Henschke and his wife Prue are one of the most lauded winemaking teams in the world, and international awards recognize the complementary nature of their roles, Stephen as winemaker and Prue as viticulturist. To protect their vineyards for future generations they have implemented an inspiring nursery program to preserve the genetic heritage of their oldest pre-phylloxera vines as well as continuing to lead the way with organic and biodynamic principals to enrich their land.