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"Light bodied & fully sweet in the mouth" Wine Advocate

"Pure, deep, sherbety and overt" 

An ideal partner for lightly spiced Thai or Chinese cuisine

Mountford Estate Pure Waipara Riesling 2010

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$15.99p/Btl
6 Btls, $95.94 6 Btls, $83.43



Awarded 93/100 Points Awarded 93/100 Points Awarded 89/100 Points Awarded 88/100 Points Biodynamic Lighter Alcohol
Mountford Estate Pure Waipara Riesling 2010

Mountford Estate Pure Waipara Riesling 2010

Member rating / 2
A racy Riesling with zingy acidity, called 'Pure' because it was not affected by botrytis and is moreish with thirst-quenching...
$15.99p/Btl
6 Btls, $95.94 6 Btls, $83.43

Accolades

Awarded 93/100 Points

Jamie Goode, The Wine Anorak

Awarded 93/100 Points

The Australian Wine Review, Sep 2011

Awarded 89/100 Points

Bob Campbell, Master of Wine, Real Review, Oct 2011

Awarded 88/100 Points

Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate, Oct 2011

Description

"The 2010 Pure Riesling has pronounced lime, peach blossom and lemon peel aromas over notes of fresh herbs and fennel seed plus a whiff of chalk dust. Light bodied and fully sweet in the mouth, it has crisp acid and lower alcohol, finishing long and steely" Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate, Oct 2011
"Quite sweet Riesling with some honeyed botrytis influence. Surprisingly light-bodied with fairly soft acidity. Almost cloying but with good purity" Bob Campbell, Master of Wine, Real Review, Oct 2011

"Pure, deep, sherbety and overt. The middle is rich, the finish long and juicy. That sweetness and acidity lingers through the finish. Long and juicy finish. A fraction fat and sweet? Still luscious wine indeed. Nice" Andrew Graham, The Australian Wine Review, Sep 2011
"Complex, spicy and mineral with high acidity under the pear, melon and citrus fruit. Lovely concentration and great tension between the acid and sugar" Jamie Goode, The Wine Anorak

Light golden in colour in the glass with an abundance of lemon and lime peel with hints of grapefruit. Honey, lime zest, melon and with a fresh lingering acidity.
This boutique winery has become internationally renowned for its elegant wines which display fantastic quality and interest. Mountford Estate's stunning 10-hectare vineyard is situated on the Eastern hillside of the Waipara Valley, highly regarded for its limestone rich soil. Whilst in the winery Winemakers place strong emphasis on attention to detail and employ traditional Burgundian methods, to produce wines of distinction.

On the vineyard grapes were harvested using biodynamic viticulture. The vines on the have an average age of 2 years and grow in topsoil over clay with limestone deposits. In the winery this wine was fermented in stainless steel using the yeast CY3079 and left on gross lees for 4 months until it finished ferment. Then it was racked and left on light lees for another 4 months.

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9%

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Ordering three cases, one after the other, of Mountford Riesling is a good indication of how much we're enjoying this Riesling, together and with family and friends.

C - 12/06/2019


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