Gibbston Valley La Maitre Central Otago Riesling (2019)

The vigorous 2019 vintage (5*) was hand-harvested from mature vines (up to 37 years old) in the home vineyard at Gibbston. Bright, light lemon/green, it is intense and youthful, with gently sweet (16 grams/litre of residual sugar), citrusy, appley flavours, crisp and lasting. Likely to be long-lived, it should be at its best 2023+. Certified organic.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Riesling
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $42 NZD
Sweetness: MED
Value for Money: AV

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

The overall rating for quality is Tentative, as Michael has only reviewed a small number of vintages of this particular wine.

When to drink: 2023

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