Wakefield Estate

Wakefield Estate

Riesling 2005

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Region: Clare Valley
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Elegant characters of fresh lime. lemon and subtle tropical fruit. A crisp and refreshing palate that finishes with lively balanced acidity.

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Wine Colour
Pale straw yellow with a green hue at release.

Wine Bouquet
Lime, rose petal, and musk dominate the aroma. A slight tropical character adds complexity to the citrus characters. The wine has a youthful fresh aroma at release.

Wine Palate
The palate is beautifully balanced, generous and mouth-filling. Lime, lemon and grapefruit characters are abundant with a delicate musk character also carried throughout the palate. The finish is long and clean.

Cellaring Notes
Can be enjoyed now or will benefit with careful cellaring up to 2010, maybe beyond.
Acidity: 6.21 g/L
Alcohol Percent: 13%
PH: 3.2
Region: Clare Valley
Range Variety Vintage Show Name Year Class Award
Wakefield Estate Riesling 2005 Riverside International Wine Competition 2008 Gold
Wakefield Estate Riesling 2005 Grand Harvest Awards 2008 Gold
Wakefield Estate Riesling 2005 Monterey Wine Competition 2008 Gold
Wakefield Estate Riesling 2005 Pacific Rim International Wine Competition 2007 Silver
Wakefield Estate Riesling 2005 Decanter World Wine Awards 2005 Silver
Wakefield Estate Riesling 2005 Jerry D Mead's New World International Wine Competition 2008 Silver
Wakefield Estate Riesling 2005 International Wine & Spirit Competition 2005 Silver
Wakefield Estate Riesling 2005 West Coast Wine Competition 2008 Silver
Wakefield Estate Riesling 2005 Monterey Wine Competition 2007 Silver
Wakefield Estate Riesling 2005 The Grand Harvest Awards 2007 Silver
Wakefield Estate Riesling 2005 International Wine Challenge 2005 Silver