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Mud House Estate 'The Mound' Waipara Riesling 2011

SORRY THIS WINE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

This single vineyard wine is soley sourced from the Mud House Mound Vineyard. The Waipara Valley's gravelly soils and long autumn create the perfect sense for growing great Riesling.

Mud House Estate 'The Mound' Waipara Riesling 2011

TASTING NOTES

COLOUR

Pale straw

NOSE

Enticing notes of limes, elderflower and nectarine

PALATE

The front palate shows bright citrus notes which give way to plump flavours of nectarine and honey. The touch of minerality on the finish ties together the lime juice acidity and slight sweetness.

SERVE

Chilled

PEAK DRINKING

Drinking wonderfully now but will develop nicely for 3-5 years

SUGGESTED FOOD MATCH

Seared Tuna and crispy noodle salad

WINE ANALYSIS

ALCOHOL VOLUME

12.5%

ACIDITY

7.6/L

RESIDUAL SUGAR

20g/L

WINE BACKGROUND

VINTAGE REGION

This single vineyard wine is solely sourced from Mud House's Mound Vineyard in the Waipara Valley. The gravelly soils and Waipara's long slow autumn ripening period, create perfect conditions for growing riesling.

VINTAGE CONDITIONS

The bud break this year was late September/early October and was followed by a settled and warm spring without any frost setbacks. The plants enjoyed good growth. We went into early flower set, the earliest on our records and also one of the best. The summer and ripening season were dry and cool. Through the growing season we had 230 mm of rain, the hottest month being December with an average temperature of 18 degrees.

GRAPE VARIETY

100% Waipara Valley Riesling

MATURATION

100% stainless steel fermentation

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