Pegasus Bay Encore Noble Riesling (2016)

Grown at Waipara, in North Canterbury, this beauty is from hand-selected, botrytised bunches and berries, harvested late in the season in multiple passes through the vineyard. The 2016 vintage (5*) has a scented, honeyed bouquet. A very elegant wine, it has concentrated, citrusy, peachy, honeyed flavours, sweet (177 grams/litre of residual sugar), crisp, finely balanced and lasting. Drink now or cellar.


Type: Sweet White Wines
Variety: Sweet White Wines
Vintage: 2016
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $40 NZD
Sweetness: SW
Value for Money: AV

This wine has a volume of (375ML).
This wine is a Classic.

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2016; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 22 – 42
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed March 2022

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