2016 Barking Mad Riesling

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2016 Barking Mad Riesling

VINEYARD - Cropping 2T per acre. Estate grown at Reillys 'St Clare' vineyard, Watervale. Rich red loam over deep limestone.

WINEMAKING - Pressed within 2 hours of picking. 100% free juice run.

BOUQUET - Open floral bouquet with a hint of citrus.

PALATE - Delicate flavours of zesty lemon/lime. Rich palate with perfectly balanced acidity.

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

4 STARS, TOP IN CATEGORY & BEST VALUE BUY, Winestate Magazine, New Releases, March/April 2017

 

94 Points - Nick's Wine Merchants,  www.nicks.com.au

Brilliant very pale straw colour with greenish tinged edges and a watery hue.  Intense aromatics of lime, citrus and orange rind leap from the glass followed by some talc and spice… Finished with crisp acidity and an aftertaste of lime, citrus, orange rind and subtle talc infusions.”

 

PREVIOUS VINTAGE AWARDS

2015

GOLD MEDAL ~ 2016 Melbourne International Wine Competition

BRONZE MEDAL ~ 2015 Royal Adelaide Wine Show

Ralph Kyte-Powell, Sydney Morning Herald & The Age newspapers, Tuesday 29th March 2016
“Great value Clare Valley Riesling. Floral talc and lime zest aromas introduce a juicy mid-palate of good length, enhanced by a slight impression of sweetness and a tangy finish. Food Idea Thai salad with tofu and peanuts”

Dan Traucki, freelance wine journalist, published 9th Feb 2016 on www.facebook.com/dan.traucki
“Another great 2015 Riesling, this time from the world famous Watervale district of the Clare Valley. It opens with the scents of lemons and floral blossoms, has oodles of flavour with zingy acidity which is not OTT, finishes with a lovely crisp, cleansing, lingering finish. Bugger cellaring this ripper Riesling, enjoy it over the summer as it is scrumptious right now. Love the name- must have been named after me!!! ”.

 

Watch video review from Winsor Dobbin, published February 2016, www.thegrapehunter.com.au 

TASTING NOTES

2016  |  2015    2014  │  2012  │  2011  │  2009  │  2008 

(BMRIES16)

Bottle : 750ml

Case : 12 x 750ml

Closure : Screw Cap

SKU BMRIES16
Brand Barking Mad
Shipping Weight 1.3000kg

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