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Thursday 8 December 2016

Ridgemill Estate Riesling 2016

Delicate florals - not as prominent as in prior vintages - and I'd declare this vintage seems primarily about citrus: pithy lemon, bitter, grapefruit sharpness. 

Tangy, lively, balanced. Has a suggestion of texture, broader in shape, sense of acid without being razor sharp. Damn fine for slaking a thirst, one of Riesling's primary functions.

Finishes well, talcum and an underlying stony platform. 90 

Tasted on: Wednesday 30th November, a Leaf day
Source: Sample
Price: $26
Alcohol: 11.1%
Closure: Screwcap

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