The intensity of the bouquet is dominated by lemon floral notes supported with lime, regionally picked green peas and green melon. The palate has a fascinating textural component that shows layered complexity from the barrel fermented portion of the blend.
Light yellow. Spicy citrus and pear on the nose, with a subtle floral undertone. Fresh and precise, with lively lemon and orchard fruit flavors complemented by succulent herbs. Finishes dry, with lingering notes of bitter citrus and a gentle bite.
Fresh and open-textured, with juicy lime, pear and mint flavors. Lingers easily. Drink now. 400 cases imported.
After an extensive search in 1972 to identify the most suitable Australian area for the production of premium varietal wines, Robert Mondavi singled out a small plot of land in the Margaret River region. At the time a cattle farm, Leeuwin Esate evolved under the direction of owners Denis and Tricia Horgan, with Mondavi acting as a consultant and mentor. The initial vineyards were planted by hand over a five year period from... View More