Dry River Craighall Riesling 2021/2022 750ml


Dry River Craighall Riesling 2021/2022 750ml

96/100 & Top Rank Award (Bob Campbell MW, The Real Review)

95/100 CamDouglasMS 

Dry River Riesling, dry style, is about chasing purity, transparency and tension between acidity, sugar and texture. We still chase a long fermentation for added mouthfeel, but in stainless steel tanks to maintain the fresh and crisp characteristics.

The aromatics are plenty and varied. Citrus flowers, lime and lemon zest, with riper honeysuckle, pear and nectarine. There are also unexpected, more herbal notes like fennel and crushed basil.

The extra bit of ripeness is helping with the approachability of our Riesling. This brings a more seamless cooperation between the acidity and tannins and, ultimately, a smoother “flow” of the wine from start to finish. The wine is very coherent and creative, where the triangle of acidity, sugar and extract is dynamic and active. This gives a playful wine that is fun and interesting to drink.

Alc: 12%

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