Rieslingfreak No 3 Clare Valley Riesling 2015
Clare Valley - Australia
$23.00(no stock available)
|Grape Type||Dry Riesling|
|This bright, citrus flavoured wine is one of the great grape varietals of the world, full of interesting personality and a wide range of potential flavours.|
|Seasons||Summer, Winter, Autumn, Spring, Cooler Months|
This wine's story
Owner and winemaker John Hughes was born and raised in the thick of the grape vines in the Clare Valley. His father instilled in him the love for this noble grape from an early age. Not too early though :)
To give you a little more flavour, below is a little exert on how he got his nickname....
“I earned the nickname ‘Riesling Freak’ during my university days, as if was always my beverage of choice. My love of this grape and its enormous diversity of styles has never waned, so when I started by own label, there was really only one thing I could call it.”
The No.3 from the 2015 vintage is fruit driven but dry. Over-delivers with fresh mandarin, white grapefruit and candied lime, with plenty of zingy acidity, resulting in a wine of great carry and freshness.
Rieslingfreak follows the German tradition of classifying each Riesling according to its technical specifications, specifically sugar and alcohol content. 3 = Dry and 12.5%.