Loop Road Central Otago Noble Riesling 2016

Sweet Wine from New Zealand - Otago
Review Date : 29-Sep-2017
Bright, light golden-yellow colour with some depth, lighter on the rim. The nose is gently rich and voluminous with a fine heart of ripe citrus and tropical fruits harmoniously melded with notes of honey, marmalade and musk. The botrytis grows to enrich the aromatics. Very sweet to taste and medium bodied, the palate has a concentrated core with rich, luscious and mouthfilling flavours of ripe citrus and tropical fruits together with honey, marmalade and musk. The palate has good depth and suggestions of unctuousness. The richness is balanced by fine phenolic textures and lacy acidity. The rich and exotic flavours flow with fine concentration to a long, lingering, elegant finish. This is a rich and luscious Noble Riesling with citrus and tropical fruits, honey and musk on a balanced palate with fine textures and acid freshness. Match with fruit and baked desserts over the next 4+ years. Riesling fruit with 80% botrytis infection from the ‘Torr’ vineyard, Pisa, fermented in stainless-steel to 11.5% alc. and 218 g/L RS. (375 ml) 18.5/20 Sep 2017 RRP $31.95

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