Pewsey Vale Eden Valley Riesling 2014
The 2014 Pewsey Vale Vineyard Riesling is a classic example of dryEden Valley Riesling, and shows the flavours we see so consistentlyeach year from this wonderful single vineyard. This Riesling showsintense fruit aromas of talcum and lemon lime fruit, with a hintof fresh pineapple overlaying dried herbs. The palate shows greatlength and depth with limes, a hint of pineapple, white flowers andfresh rosemary. The wine finishes with a fresh natural acidity, whichbalances the flavour intensity, and a minerality that will rewardmedium to long-term cellaring.
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The Pewsey Vale Vineyard was established at Eden Valley in 1847 producing some of Australia’s first cool climate wines. The early Pewsey Vale Vineyard Rieslings were exported to England where they won numerous awards in the prestigious wine shows of the era. Today Pewsey Vale Vineyard is a highly esteemed, specialist, single site estate vineyard with provenance. Riesling is our single focus. Elevated above the Barossa Valley on undulating land, Eden Valley is situated between 450 and 500 metres above sea level. At this altitude, the cooler temperatures and greater diurnal range allow the grapes to retain their natural acidity, with aromatics and fine flavours slowly developing well into the cool, dry autumn. The soils through Eden Valley are generally shallow, rocky and acidic, in many areas suited only to the grazing of sheep and cattle. There are special pockets with slightly deeper soils and finer rocks, where the vineyards have been planted. Pewsey Vale is one of the great Riesling vineyards of the world. Where a true alliance between nature and variety exists, the need for human intervention is minimal. Gentle guiding hands and an understanding of place are all that is needed to create consistent and delicious wines… vintage after vintage.