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Date Printed: 3/29/2015
Yalumba Y Series Riesling 2006
Yalumba Y Series Riesling 2006
(search item no. 90092)
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PRICE ON 3/29/2015: $9.49

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2010 Australian Wine Companion rating: 90 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2009 Australian Wine Companion rating: 87 points
2008 Australian Wine Companion rating: 91 points
2007 Australian Wine Companion rating: 88 points
2005 Australian Wine Companion rating: 90 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2003 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This wine is a blend of fruit from the Barossa Valley and Eden Valley. Together, these two adjacent regions make up the Barossa. The warmer Barossa Valley produces wines that have richness of flavor, while the cooler Eden Valley provides elegant and lifted aromatics. The Barossa region is renowned for its quality Riesling wines.

Yalumba Y Series Riesling 2006 is pale straw in color with green hues. The wine shows classic varietal character with aromas of lime juice and lemon peel, with delicate orange blossom overtones. The palate is lively and refreshing with generous lemon and grapefruit flavors, and a hint of fleshy ripe tropical fruits on the finish.

This wine is great for current drinking, and for those who enjoy the subtle toast and honey flavors of aged Riesling wines, this wine will cellar well for 5-8 years.

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About Yalumba:

Yalumba is Australia's oldest family-owned winery, founded in 1849 by Samuel Smith. From modest beginnings, the Yalumba Wine Company has grown to become one of Australia's most successful wineries, owned by 5th generation Robert Hill-Smith. Yalumba regularly receives accolades for its outstanding wines, and for its leadership in viticultural innovation and sustainable farming. Yalumba was the first winery in the world to be recognized with the Climate Award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (2007), earned the International Green Apple Gold Award from House of Commons (U.K. 2011), and was the first winery outside the United States to win the BRIT International Award of Excellence in Sustainable Winegrowing Competition (2013). The Yalumba portfolio commences with the fresh and flavorsome varietal wines of the Y Series, then moves up to the Samuel’s Garden line to capture the essence of the classic Rhone-influenced varietals of the Barossa and Eden Valleys, explores sub-regional complexity through innovative, modern wines in the Hand Pickedline, and culminates with the coveted, collectible Yalumba Rare and Fine wines including Signature and Octavius.