BIN 51 Riesling
$45.00* Suggested retail price
3 case(s) available
About this winery
The success of Penfolds has been driven by the generations of visionaries and innovators. From the beginning in 1844 to today, the merging of science, art and innovation has driven Penfolds to become one of Australia’s most famed and respected winemakers. After the success of early sherries and fortified wines, founders Dr Christopher and Mary Penfold planted their vine cuttings they had carried on their voyage over to Australia. In 1844 the fledging vineyard was officially established as the...
Fresh and citrusy yet still supporting a soft, balanced acidity. Texturally granular with a phenolic talcy impression on finish. Flavours of cucumber and lime with a lemon curd/panna cotta generosity. Upon sitting in an almost empty glass, candied mandarin and Turkish delight complexities are revealed.
Above-average winter and spring rainfall offered the vines in Eden Valley healthy soil moisture profiles for the growing season. Cool days and cooler nights slowed vine growth in early spring with temperatures warming in October. A mild and mostly dry start to summer was followed by two significant rain events which increased frost risk. However, the vineyards escaped any damage.