Marquis Philips Baby Roogle Riesling 2008

Riesling from South Australia, Australia

$12.49 $8.98
Save $3.51
Item No. 97710
  • white wine
  • screw cap wine
Style: Fruity & Smooth

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

The 2008 vintage conditions were similar in both of the growing regions. A mild start to the summer, with average to low temperatures perfect for Riesling. The was little rain resulting in dryer than normal conditions and the vineyards had minimum water allocations. The heat wave in March came after the harvest of the Riesling, so there was sufficient water for the grapes to be harvested and fermented with their natural acidity.

Pale straw in color with green hues. Aromas of cut grass, fresh lemons and grapefruit. The palate explodes with traditional Riesling flavors of lemon juice, pineapple and some sweetness providing a long and lingering finish.

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Marquis Philips is a collaboration between American Dan Philips and Australian winemakers to make the most delicious, power-packed wines on the planet. Marquis Philips began with a simple goal: to control the entire winemaking process, soup to nuts, from concept to vineyard, to market, to wine style, to price. The winemakers aim to create wines that are pleasure-giving, dark, ripe, sweet, gulpable, loud, yet subtle, sweet and gentle with a long finish, elegant, Turley-esque, and powerful.

Learn About South Australia

The majority of wines from Australia come from this state. Home to the red wine regions of McLaren Vale, Coonawarra and Barossa Valley, South Australia produces some of the finest red wines of the country, and some say in the world. White wines gain their reputation from the distinctive Rieslings of Clare Valley.

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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