Thorn-Clarke Wines Barossa

Thorn-Clarke Wines Barossa

 

Thorn-Clarke Wines Barossa

Wines


2008 Sandpiper Riesling

Comments

The wine is pale straw in colour. The nose is bright and lifted with lime juice, perfumed floral notes and honeysuckle characters. The palate is crisp and clean with vibrant, zingy lemon zest flavours combined with a hint of lime leaf and sherbet like characters. There is good mouthfeel, balanced with citrus fruits and acid.

Vinification Notes

Crushed, destemmed and then pressed using a membrane press. Pressings were not used. Fermented using French Yeast at 12-15° Celsius. The ferment was kept slow and cool to retain all the natural flavours of the grape. The wine was then racked and filtered. Bottling took place soon afterwards so the wine was a true expression of the grape and the terroir from which it was made.

Vintage Notes

2008 vintage had a mild and long ripening season. These conditions favoured the accumulation of fruit driven and vibrant
wines with great acidity.

Harvested

April 2008

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2008 Sandpiper Riesling

2008 Sandpiper Riesling

2008 Sandpiper Riesling

RegionEden Valley

BottledJune 2008

Total Acidity6.4

Alcohol12


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