An outstanding vintage for Pokolbin Estate Vineyard. The 2011 Riesling is a previous winner of the Best Riesling in Australia in 2011. To achieve this accolade is quite remarkable considering we are the only vineyard in the Hunter Valley who grows this variety. It is even more impressive considering the high competition from the Claire & Eden Valley. This wine is delicate, with lime and pineapple flavours, showing on the front palate while mineral lemon zest characters and a fresh aciditic finish. Certainly has the ability to age, depending on how you enjoy Riesling.
Colour: This wine has a pale straw tint with a hint of green.
Bouquet: Lemon and lime blossom with aromatic honeysuckle & tropical fruit scent
Cellaring: To 2030
Bottling: 11.2% Alcohol
Food Pairings: Smoked Salmon, Fruit Salad, Roast Chicken, Roast Pork, Grilled Tuna Steak
Awards: Best Riesling in Australia 2011 – Winestate