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2015 Waipara Hills Equinox Waipara Valley Riesling

$188.46 GST inc.
per case of 6

(31.41 per bottle)
Racy and vibrant, this wine has a rich mouth-feel and is sure to become a favourite for the Cellar.
Equinox Riesling

TASTING NOTES

COLOUR

Pale green.

NOSE

Tahitian lime, mandarin and floral notes.

PALATE

Wonderfully intense citrus fruit flavours deliver a crisp and lingering finish.

SERVE

Slightly chilled in a large glass.

PEAK DRINKING

2016-2020

SUGGESTED FOOD MATCH

Perfect with spicy dishes or as an aperitif.

WINE ANALYSIS

ALCOHOL VOLUME

11.5%

ACIDITY

8.9

RESIDUAL SUGAR

23 g/L

WINE BACKGROUND

VINTAGE REGION

The Mound Vineyard, Waipara Valley.

VINTAGE CONDITIONS

Frost about a month into the growing season knocked the vines back, affecting the yields. Thankfully the combination of small crops and a warm dry summer created ideal conditions to ripen the fruit quickly and produce very intense flavours. With warm autumn conditions prevailing, the fruit was harvested in perfect condition.

GRAPE VARIETY

Riesling

MATURATION

ACCOLADES

Trophy / Gold - Canterbury Wine Awards 2016
Gold - Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2016
Silver - New Zealand Aromatic Wine Competition 2017
Silver - Canterbury Wine Competition 2017
Silver - Bragato Wine Awards 2017

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State Highway 1, Waipara, North Canterbury, New Zealand

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