2018 Rileys of Eden Valley Family Riesling

Barossa - Eden Valley Riesling

Vineyard: Riley's Riesling vineyard was established on a three hectare site just outside the township of Eden Valley. The vineyard is located in the heart of the Eden Valley wine region and noted for high elevation with a cool evening temperatures, essential for premium white wine production.

Season: A late vintage compared to previous years. Cooler days and nights, which meant the flavours were more concentrated due to a longer ripening period.

Wine making: Hand picked, gently pressed to which the free run juice was chill fermented by controlled temperature and bottled to maintain the primary Riesling aromas and flavours.

Appearance: Pale straw

Aroma/Bouquet: Fresh citrus of lemon and limes with notes of bath salts and floral perfume.

Palate: Fresh and citrus zest explode form the glass with mineral notes intertwined with lemon, white peach and washed slate. Crisp acidity is obvious with a light and dry finish.

Food Pairing: Beer battered fish and chips with lashings of lemon, Thai fish cakes with fresh Asian salad or pork dumplings with Vietnamese greens.

Alcohol: 12.5%

pH: NA

Acidity: NA

Residual Sugar: NA

Production: 200 cases

Cellar potential: 10+ years

Wine consultant: Joanne Irvine

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