Maude Mt Maude East Block Wanaka Central Otago Riesling (2021)

From vines planted in 1994 on a steep, north-facing slope at Wanaka, the 2021 vintage (5*) is light and vivacious. Bright, light lemon/green, it is a Mosel-like wine, fresh and intense, with lemon, apple and peach flavours, threaded with crisp acidity, gentle sweetness (52 grams/litre of residual sugar), and lovely harmony and length. Best drinking 2023+.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Riesling
Vintage: 2021
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $32 NZD
Sweetness: SW
Value for Money: AV

This wine is a Potential Classic.

When to drink: 2023

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2021; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 22 – 35
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed March 2022

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