BIN 51 Riesling 2017

Penfolds

BIN 51 Riesling
2017

$45.00

* Suggested retail price

3 case(s) available

Product code
13804454
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Private import
Status
Available
Country
Australia
Regulated designation
Not Applicable
Region
South Australia
Classification
Not Applicable
Varietal(s)
Riesling 100 %
Alcohol percentage
12.50%
Color
White
Sugar
Very Dry 0-5 gm sugar-L
Closure type
Screw Cap
Aging vessel type
Stainless steel
Length of aging
3 months
Total acidity
6 g/l
PH
3
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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...

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Tasting notes

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.

Viticultural notes

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.