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Thornbury Riesling 75Cl

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Wine of New Zealand

Riesling White New Zealander Wine

Thornbury matches the very best of New Zealand's wine regions with the best varieties to produce superb wines for those who live life to the full. Classically styled to capture the character of the Waipara region, this off dry Riesling display crisp and pure acidity. Concentrated lemon and lime flavours are complemented by mineral undertones. Enjoy with seafood or Asian dishes.

The image of the dancing piper is Dionysus, Greek god of wine, celebrating living life to the full.

Tasting Notes

Floral lime and peach notes combined with tantalising citrus blossom and nectarine on the palate. This wine has a fresh crisp acidity balanced by harmonious natural sugar resulting in an off dry style.

Region of OriginSouth Island
Wine ColourWhite
Alcohol Units9
ABV12%
Current Vintage2008
ProducerThornbury
Type of ClosureScrewcap
Wine MakerSimon Fell
Pack Quantity750
Pack Measureml
CountryNew Zealand

Grape Variety

Riesling

Vinification Details

Fruit was picked at optimal ripeness then cool fermented in tank to retain the fruitùs delicate varietal characteristics and floral notes. The wine was then aged briefly on yeast lees to enhance palate texture and complexity. A gentle fining and filtration followed before bottling.

History

Thornbury wines are produced from different viticultural regions of New Zealand. Our aim is to craft perfect expressions of each of our chosen varieties. We've searched the most prestigious districts of the country and successfully identified the sites that have enabled us to create this selection of fine varietal wines

Regional Information

Fruit for this wine was sourced from the Waipara region. Proximite to the sea and sheltered from the Main Divide to the west, this region provides warm days and cool nights resulting in wines with intense ripe flavours while retaining good natural acidity.

Storage Type

Ambient

Storage Instructions

This wine can be drunk now but will further improve if carefully stored for up to 2 years

Allergy Information

Contains: Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites

Other Information

Recycling Info: Glass Pack

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