Patina Wines Riesling 2016

Gerald Naef, winemaker most certainly takes his riesling cues from European styles, notably a little bit of Alsace.

Patina Wines, Riesling, Orange, 2016

Retaining 7 grams per litre of residual sugar, after fermentation finished naturally. steely, lime slices, sweetness if melon and honey wuit a touch of floral blossom/pot pourri and a fennel frond anise note. Crisp and lively, the usual riesling blitz somehwat tempered by the small amount of residual sugar. Rich lime sorbet/Splice with softer apple characters in an intensely tightly focused style that carries the flavour through a long finish.

RRP: $25
Alc: 11.1%
Rating: 17/20

Sample courtesy of Patina Wines and Define Wine


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