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Wakefield Riesling 2009

Riesling from Clare Valley, Australia
  • WS 90
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Winemaker Notes

Upon release the wine is a very pale colour with subtle green highlights to the edges.
The wine has restrained floral aromas of orange blossom and rose petal combined with strong regional and varietal aromas of lime zest.
On release, the wine has a fresh lemon-lime flavoured palate with a crisp acid backbone. The finish has a subtle, pleasing mineral character.

This wine has been crafted to be both enjoyed while young and fresh but will reward careful cellaring under ideal conditions up to and possibly beyond 2014.

Critical Acclaim

WS 90
Wine Spectator

This lean, taut white is distinctive for the mineral and popcorn overtones to its pear and floral flavors, lingering easily on the tart, dry finish. Drink now through 2015.


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Wakefield, , Australia
Situated in the heart of South Australia's beautiful Clare Valley, Wakefield has become one of Australia's best loved and most trusted wineries. The tale of Wakefield's wine-making goes back a few years – three generations in fact, and all began with Bill Taylor Senior, and his love of a certain Bordeaux wine.

Originally wine merchants in Sydney, a passion for wine was all part of being a Taylor, and in particular, for the famous French Clarets... View More