High Eden Riesling
The palate is intense and generous with lively lime and citrus flavours, finishing dry with refreshing, long acidity. As is the case with all great Eden Valley Rieslings, this wine will age gracefully into a mature wine.
- Technical Details
- Alcohol: 12% | pH: | Acidity: | Volume: 750mls
Lifted wildflower and citrus notes
- Vineyard Notes
Sourcing is from High Eden which is an area of higher altitude but is still located within the region of Eden Valley. Podzolic soils (sand over yellow and red clay) Altitude is greater than 500-600m above sea level. Average vine age is between 30 & 40 year old vines however some newer improved clones have been planted more recently
The winter of 2021 brought good rainfall to fill vineyard soil profiles. A cool, start to the growing season resulted in budburst occurring two weeks later than average. An extreme hail event on 28 October decimated the young growth across some vineyards and significant crop potential lost. Late flowering (late November/early December) resulted in good fruit set, albeit smaller yields. Rain in late January kicked off veraison and ripening and provided a mild and dry finish to the summer. 2022 was a late start to vintage - 1-2 weeks later than the historical average. The resultant wines display sheer elegance with excellent aroma and flavour intensity with bright acidity and excellent ageing potential.