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Giesen Estate Canterbury Riesling 2001 Regional New Zealand 750ml x 12 :

Giesen Estate Canterbury Riesling has an elegant varietal purity with ripe citrus, orange-blossom and hints of honey. A fruit driven wine that has a palate that is balanced by focused, tangy acid leading to a lifted, fresh citrus finish.The fruit was harvested  with considerable purity of aroma and flavour. The distinct difference in Brix levels led us to produce a style lower in alcohol with some residual sugar, rather than push the wine beyond its natural boundaries. The clear juice was fermented at low temperatures (12 - 14° C) then left on yeast lees post fermentation to further develop both bouquet and palate. Given time, the wine will develop further character in the bottle.

Konrad Riesling 2004 Marlborough Region New Zealand 750ml x 12 :

Konrad Riesling has a golden appearance, with peaches, apple and pineapple aromas. There was some acid and a good finish.The aroma is quite common for good German riesling wines, and to have it appear in this young New Zealand rielsing was a suprise. The quality in riesling wines is primarily due to a minerally soil and the clone of the riesling grape.

Huia Riesling 2004 Marlborough Region New Zealand 750ml x 12 :

Huia Riesling is a wonderful Riesling. The very long cool and sunny growing season gave us grapes close to perfection. They were sourced from two different vineyards: the Two Ponds vineyard in the Wairau Valley, that grows on a deep silt loam soil which brings balance and finesse to the wine, and the Rapaura Fairhall Vineyards from 24 year-old Riesling vines, that brings depth and length.The grapes were harvested at optimum ripeness both by hand and machine. The hand picked portion was de-stemmed and crushed and the machine harvested ones were pressed directly. The wine went through a long cool ferment in stainless steel.The nose shows good intensity and seduces with its ripe lemon and floral aromas. The palate is rich with citrus, mandarin and honeysuckle. It has a silky texture and a long vibrant mineral persistency.This wine shows excellent aging potential.Huia Riesling is delicious with: fresh oysters and scallops, sushi, whitebait fritters, Asian food, pasta with fresh tomato in a white wine sauce and firm fruity cheeses.

Lawson's Dry Hills Riesling 2004 Marlborough Region New Zealand 750ml x 12 :

Lawson's Dry Hills Riesling is dry in style, this Riesling is sourced from Marlborough's Wairau and Waihopai Valleys and shows excellent balance and concentration. Subtle peach and melon aromas are balanced with lifted citrus flavours and a clean fresh finish. As with most Rieslings this wine will benefit from further cellaring. Ideal food matching is pan fried salmon drizzled with lemon juice, chicken salad in summer or crab and fennel pie in winter.Cellaring is potentially up to 10 years.Lawson's Dry Hills Riesling has a alcohol content of 13 %,pH 3.09, residual sugar: 7 g/l,and a total acidity of 7.6 g/l.

Main Divide Riesling 2002 Canterbury Region New Zealand 750ml x 12 :

Main Divide Riesling cool fermentation and optimally ripened grapes fill this classic wine with heady honeysuckle, lime and peach aromas while the palate is crisp and fresh.Enjoy this wine now.

Mt Difficulty Target Gully Riesling 2002 Limited Central Otago Region New Zealand 750ml x 12 :

Mt Difficulty Target Gully Riesling has a citrus and stonefruits flavour and is compete in concentration in the aroma of this Riesling. On the palate these fruits take on a floral delicacy. Residual sugar (25gL-1) has been retained to balance the high natural acidity: This residual sugar has also fleshed out the mid palate of the wine. This wine will richly reward those who can cellar it.

Neudorf Bridgewater Riesling 2009 Bridgewater Region New Zealand 750ml x 12 :
Neudorf Moutere Riesling 2009 Moutere Region New Zealand 750ml x 12 :
Omaka Springs Riesling 2004 Marlborough New Zealand 750ml x 12 :

Omaka Springs Riesling grapes were machine harvested on the morning in early May when they were at full ripe maturity. After careful extraction the juice was settled and racked off the lees before fermenting at 12°C. Fermentation was stopped to achieve the desired residual sugar level and the wine held at 4°C until final filtering just two months later.Omaka Springs Riesling colour has a pale straw with green tints, whilst on the nose it has a  rose petal and lemon lime-evoking flavours. The  palate is a  lively wine with a slight splash of sweetness. For cellaring this will continue to improve with time The Omaka Springs Riesling should be served slightly chilled and is excellent with seafood. The alcohol content is 12%, residual sugar 8.9gm/L with a total acidity of 7.5gm/L and a pH count of 2.89.

Palliser Estate Riesling 2008 Martinborough Region New Zealand 750ml x 12 :

Palliser Estate Riesling is a real joy to smell - fresh floral characters together with lime, lemon zest and a hint of clover honey. The juicy palate is well balanced by the classic Riesling acidity and a touch of sweetness. Although the wine is youthful, it is delicious and very appealing already. It has excellent concentration of fruit and purity which will ensure its graceful development over the next few years.


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