Hawkshead Central Otago Riesling (2021)

The 2021 vintage (4.5*) is a single-vineyard wine, grown in the Cromwell Basin and fermented and lees-aged for four months in stainless steel tanks. Bright, light lemon/green, it is a very fresh and lively, light to medium-bodied style, with strong, lemony, appley, slightly peachy flavours, gentle sweetness (7 grams/litre of residual sugar), crisp acidity and a finely poised, lingering finish. Already very enjoyable, it should be at its best 2024+.


Type: White Wines
Variety: Riesling
Vintage: 2021
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $32 NZD
Sweetness: MED/DRY
Value for Money: –V

When to drink: 2024

Reviewed 2021

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