Elements of orange blossom, wet stone, citrus and honeysuckle are laced with minerality and lifted acidity on the long and dry finish. A complex integration of citrus with floral notes with a quartz like minerality that displays a soft presence on the long and dry finish.
The Frankland Estate Poison Hill Vineyard Riesling is a bright gold color, with a highly-perfumed nose of orange blossom, rose petal and jasmine, complimented by hints of ripe citrus, spice and tangerine notes. The palate is elegant and delicate, with a pronounced citrus edge and complex amalgam of orange peel, spice and quartz-like minerality, complemented by a subtle undertone of finely-textured acidity giving the wine impeccable balance and fruit weight.
A very typical dry yet mild growing season was experienced in Frankland River, Vines were harvested in mid March in ideal condition. The grapes were pressed immediately after hand-picking, with the juice left to settle in the tank overnight before being racked and fermentation introduced, at low temperatures, over 12 weeks. The winemaker’s aim is to minimize intervention in order to obtain the purest and finest expression of the pristine fruit to reflect the uniqueness of the Poison Hill vineyard.
This wine is ideally served chilled and is a perfect accompaniment for a wide range of foods including seafood, shellfish and lightly-seasoned dishes with chicken and other white meats.