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Date Printed: 3/5/2015
Yalumba Y Series Riesling 2007
Yalumba Y Series Riesling 2007
(search item no. 94939)
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Australian Wine Companion rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 3/5/2015: $9.79

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
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 Barossa Valley and Eden Valley. Adjacent to each other, these two regions make up the Barossa. The warmer Barossa Valley produces wines that have richness of flavour, while the cooler Eden Valley provides elegant and lifted aromatics. The Barossa region is renowned for its quality riesling wines.

Pale straw in color. A generous yet elegant light bodied wine. It starts with aromas of grapefruit and apple blossom with hints of bath salts. The palate is clean and refreshing showing grapefruit and lemon peel flavors with appealing generosity. A soft lingering acidity complete the finish.

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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.