Dry River Craighall Vineyard Selection Martinborough Riesling (2020)

This consistently classy wine is late-harvested to 'produce a Riesling with low alcohol, high residual sugar and high acidity, in order to create a tension between these components'. The 2020 vintage (5*) is already drinking well. Light gold, it has rich, peachy, slightly spicy flavours, gently honeyed notes, abundant sweetness (70 grams/litre of residual sugar), and excellent depth and harmony.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Riesling
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $65 NZD
Sweetness: SW
Value for Money: –V

This wine is a Super Classic.

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2020; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 22 – 31
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed March 2022

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