2017 Run Free Riesling
This 2017 Riesling was picked in pristine conditions in March 2017. Selected parcels of fruit from the Great Southern delivered excellent growing conditions, with winter and spring being reasonably dry but with well-timed rainfall in January delivering the moisture needed for further vine growth. The parcels of juice underwent a long and slow cold fermentation in a stainless steel tank immediately after pressing to preserve the fruit character. Gentle lees stirring was carried out to add subtle texture. The wine was bottled in August 2017.
The wine shows a lifted bouquet of floral notes and green apple. The palate displays a crisp flavoursome style with subtle minerality and a clean fresh finish.
REVIEWS OF NOTE
95 points, James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion, Aug 2018
90 points, Huon Hooke, The Real Review, Jan 2018
17.5 points, Regan Drew, Vinonotebook, Dec 2017
18.5 points, Barry Weinman, Fine Wine Club, Nov 2017
90 points, Toni Paterson, The Real Review, Oct 2017