Some 360KM South-East of Perth, the Frankland River region is pretty cool in Australian terms, an average January temperature of just under 20 degrees makes it perfect for Riesling.
This example, approaching 5 years of age, shows aromas of preserved lemon, soapy-fresh character, waxy-honey and sherbet.
On the palate, bitter lemon, rind and perth. It's started its long journey toward complexity, gone are the pure flourishes of youth, still fairly coiled, a generous acidic line providing a map for that development. The finish shows mineral quality, with hints of spice and toast. It's an elegant finish, building gradually before gently falling away. 91 - Good
Tasted on: Wednesday 9th January, a Leaf Day
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