O'Leary Walker Watervale Riesling

Product Code: 3826
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$24.99
REGIONClare ValleySUB REGIONSWatervaleGRAPE VARIETIESRieslingVINEYARDNeil and Heather Grace's vineyard has classic Watervale soils, red loam over limestone, with a westerly aspect. Grace's "dry-Grown" vineyard is hand-pruned and hand-picked and relies only on the natural rainfall. The limestone is able to retain moisture and assist the vine throughout periods of warm weather, almost drought-proofing in the summer months. Viticultural practices include vertical shoot positioning which not only encourages even ripening but also provides important shade to prevent the negative impact of sun-burn on the resultant wine.VINIFICATIONFruit is harvested in the cool of the night, de-stemmed, crushed and gently pressed. This results in a fine free-run cut and a pressings component, with all batches kept separately in stainless steel tanks. The free-run juice is chilled to preserve the vineyard expression and purity of fruit. Once the juice has settled, it is racked off solids and seeded with ye

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WINEMAKERSNick Walker, David O'LearyCOLOURPale straw in colour with a slight green tinge.BOUQUETDelicate lime and citrus notes. Restrained with hints of lemon and fennel.PALATEVery fine with great length of acid. Purity of fruit with lime and crisp finish.FOOD MATCHA perfect accompaniment to freshly shucked Coffin Bay oysters and Atlantic Salmon or King George Whiting.

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Variety Riesling
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Wine Region Watervale Clare Valley
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Volume 750ml
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Price $24.99