The aromas of roses & Turkish delight are Gewurz-like in intensity but there is the added minerality from the Riesling & some pear apparent too. The acid shows the fineness of the Riesling & keeps the blend fresh and in line along the long length. Being slightly off dry adds to [...]
The pretty lime & lemon citrus has that vital nerve that you want to see in fine Clare Riesling with a slatey backbone. It is delicate & linear along the long palate with zingy acid that has poise & balance.
Price $25 Value: $$$ Drink: now – 5+ [...]
There is plenty of zippy lemon lime linearity this fresh floral Riesling. This is a serious Riesling at a price that will make you smile. That incredible line and length makes it a very good accompaniment for delicate seafood. Why not try it with some smoked salmon or as an aperitif with some caramelised [...]
This wine that has been made in the just dry style which complements the ripe stonefruit and tropical flavours of the wine. The style works well because while it is crisp, the body is softly rounded and full of flavour and texture. A great all rounder – with or without food.
Date: 24th February [...]
This wine has a spicy floral, white peach and honey nose and intense citrus and minerality on the palate. Both the aromas and palate are generous and lingering. Great with food or without.
Date: 30th October 2009 Price: $30 Value: $$$ Drink: Now – 8 years
This little sweetie has a nose of poached honeyed pears. It is medium sweet but balanced off by refreshing acid and lingering and rich lemon/ lime zest, honey and mandarin flavours. Great for dessert or with soft cheese.
Date: 30th October 2009 Price: $26 Value: $$$ Drink: Now – 5 years
Odyssey and Prodigy are Katnook flagship wines and, as all good flagship wines should be, produced only in exceptional vintages. This wine has dense blackfruit, plum and toasty vanilla aromas with nuances of herbiness. And the incredibly concentrated blackberry, vanilla, chocolate, savoury toastiness on the palate is as rich and as smooth as silk.
This wine shows the typical Riesling lemon lime and minerality varietal aromas but delicate enough to encourage you to ponder over them. The limey citrus and minerally steel flavours dominate but there is some attractive deeper elderflower and white peach to give extra depth. A dry wine with good balance and integration, particularly in [...]
This is a regional offering from Peter Lehmann, who has collected an array of awards for their Riesling. A spicy tangy lime nose has some minerality to add structure. It is a just off dry Riesling with well rounded flavours of refreshing lime and hints of ripe stonefruit and apples. Drink it now while [...]
Half of a pair of Clare Valley Rieslings – one from Watervale and one from Polish Hill. The Polish Hill Riesling is a deeper lemon colour than the Watervale setting the tone for the differences between the two. They are both good wines, each showcasing their terroir. This Riesling is richly Continue reading O’leary Walker 2008 Polish Hill Riesling