Plantagenet Great Southern Riesling 2006

Riesling from Australia

$19.99
Item No. 98671
  • white wine
  • screw cap wine
  • JH94
  • RP90
  • ST90
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Winemaker's Notes

The color is pale straw with green hues. Intense aromas of lime, wet slate, lemon rind and a floral citrus blossom character dominate the nose, while the bracing palate offers citrus oils and green apple characters alongside mineral, chalky notes. The tight acidity contributes wonderful structure and lengthens the persistent fruit flavors.

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The first vines were planted in 1968 at "Bouverie" Denbarker. These consisted of 4 1/2 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. Plantagenet Wines now has boosted the total acreage to 100, including Malbec, Riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot. Plantagenet aims to make elegant, structured wines that have complexity, finesse and balance.

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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