Crawford River Riesling 2015
$3999each
$479DOZEN
WineryCrawford River
Fruit Riesling
Regions Henty
  Victoria
Each $39.99
$479.00
Currently out of stock
Outstanding Langtons Classification. The Crawford River vineyard wineworks are in the tiny but superlative Henty region, half way between Portland and Hamilton. This elegant and tightly structured Victorian Riesling wine must be experienced to be believed, it exhibits the intense, complex fruit characters and natural acidity of an elite vineyard terroir. A soft and textured palate of great purity and elegance is underpinned by stoney, Chablis like, chalky minerality, derived from the ancient seabeds in which the vines have extended their parched roots.
Inspired by the site's potential to produce superior quality grapes, John and Catherine Thomson planted their dry grown Riesling vines in 1975 at Crawford River in southwest Victoria, a relatively unexplored winegrowing region. All the pruning, picking, shoot and fruit thinning, leaf plucking and general canopy management are done entirely by hand. Patience and time are of the essence around the winery, minimal interference and movement during vinification, the fruit is naturally allowed to express the specialness of the terroir. After the crush, clarified juices are coolly vinified at 12°C to 15°C until complete dryness, followed by six weeks on yeast lees to infuse purity and elegance into the finished wine.
TASTING NOTES
Light, lime straw colour. Lime, apple and spice aromas. Chalky minerality pervades the delicate bouquet with subtle hints of honeysuckle and apple blossom. With its fresh intense lemon tonic and pear, apple and oyster shell aromas, superb lemon curd richness, persistence and minerality Crawford River Riesling reflects the modern idiom of the Riesling style.
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About Crawford River Wines
Inspired by its potential to produce superior quality grapes, John and Catherine Thomson planted their vineyard in 1975 at Crawford River, in south west Victoria, a relatively unexplored wine growing region
Crawford River is located in the Henty winegrowing region on the Upper Hotspur Road between Hotspur, on the Casterton/Heywood Road and Condah, along the Henty Highway, half way between Hamilton and Portland. The winery is less than an hour from Port Fairy, Dunkeld, Portland and Mt. Gambier in South Australia. The beautiful cellar door building added in 2000 was designed by Graeme Gunn. Visitors can drink in the glorious views of the vineyard that sweep down to grazing cattle and sheep as they sample the wines. Crawford River»