McPherson La Vue Victorian Riesling 2017
97 POINT RATED COOL CLIMATE VICTORIAN RIESLING OUTPOINTED JIM BARRY FLORITA $45
- ★★★★★ ★★★★★ 0 out of 5 stars.
- 97 POINTS DECANTER UK WINE MAGAZINE
- AWARD WINNER CANBERRA INTERNATIONAL RIESLING CHALLENGE
- OUTPOINTED JIM BARRY THE FLORITA RIESLING VALUED AT $45 A BOTTLE
- COOL CLIMATE PREMIUM VICTORIAN RIESLING
- PRODUCED BY MCPHERSONS ESTABLISHED 1968
This wine shows perfumed floral and lime aromas on the nose followed by a textural and vibrant palate. Citrus, spice as well as tight acidity make this a refreshing glass of wine to enjoy now or keep tucked away to enjoy in years to come.
Decanter UK Wine Magazine 2018
Highly Rated James Halliday Wine Companion
A dry, punchy wine, almost blocky with flavour, its citrussy notes punctuated by stone fruit and spice.
With being Awarded at the Canberra International Riesling Challenge , the La Vue Riesling outpointed the following
Jim Barry The Florita Riesling 2017 ($45)
Mount Langi Grampians Riesling 2017 ($35)
Bay of Fires Riesling 2017 ($35)
Kirrihill Wines E.B.’s The Settler Clare Valley Riesling 2017 ($35)
Canberra International Riesling Challenge 2018
This wine is sourced from grapes grown in our Goulburn Valley vineyards, based in the region of Central Victoria. The parcels of fruit were harvested separately over a three week period in March. Picking and crushing was during the cool of the night to maintain fruit freshness. Fermentation at cool temperatures for 14 days in stainless steel fermenters has helped enhance the pure, fresh clean flavours.
Vintage 2017 is best described as a waiting game. The season was very long with fruit slow to ripen and although the urge just to pick it all was there, we had to bide our time until we had optimal flavours and ripeness. Once I made the decision to pick the grapes came in at an orderly pace, although increased yields due to the rain in spring made the juggling game in the winery even more challenging, with tank space at a premium. We made it through our marathon 2017 vintage and are thrilled with the exceptional quality including a number of really extraordinary parcels.
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