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Drumborg Vineyard Riesling 2019

Seppelt

Drumborg Vineyard Riesling 2019

Seppelt

Drumborg Vineyard Riesling 2019

Special Treat
RRP (750 mL)
$40.00
750 mL
$39.00
6 x 750 mL
$234.00

Overview

Overview

This wine forms part of Seppelt’s prized Drumborg Vineyard Range, sourced from the mature, cool-climate Seppelt Drumborg Vineyard in South-West Victoria’s Henty Region. Planted in 1964 by Karl Seppelt and swept by icy Winds from the Southern Ocean, it is one of the Southern-most vineyards of mainland Australia.

Riesling was the first variety planted at Drumborg in 1964. This wine is one of Seppelt’s most sought-after whites due to its fruit purity, structure, intensity of flavor and remarkable cellaring potential. Traditional winemaking techniques, including cool tank fermentation followed by a short period of maturation on less are used to bring about the purest expression of the vineyard. The 2019 vintage is a classic example of Drumborg Riesling representing the purity, balance and length inherent to this unique vineyard.

Varietal Riesling
Vintage 2019
Country Australia
Region Henty
Volume 750 mL
Enclosure Screw Cap
Alc/Vol 11.5%
Peak Drinking Now - 2050
Winemaker Adam Carnaby

Taste Description

Taste Description

Nose

The perfumed nose has aromas of lime and white flowers with a touch of aniseed.

Flavours and Palate

The palate shows an innate purity with concentrated lime fruit and lemon sorbet supported with textural elements and a backbone of fine, chalky acid producing a powerful wine with balance and length.

Food Pairing

Food Pairing

Chicken
Fish
Seafood
Cheese
Cured Meat
Spicy Food

Awards and Accolades

Awards and Accolades

98 points James Halliday

James Halliday

"Seppelt came close to abandoning this vineyard in Henty 30 or so years ago due to variability of the crop, a problem no more. The perfumed fragrance is wonderful, at once light and intense. Citrus and apple blossom notes are quite special, and illuminate the very long palate and aftertaste."

Viticulture

Viticulture

A cool winter with good rainfall was followed by cool spring conditions, resulting in good fruit set. Summer temperatures were average to warm, with persistent fine conditions and little rain, resulting in moderate yields and very good quality.