Frankland Estate Riesling
A very crystalline riesling on the nose with hints of white citrus flower and blossom. The soft and delicate approach builds with a combination of lime and bath salts. Delicate crystalline flavours on the palate show a dry precise riesling with texture, spice and delicate acidity that give the wine focus and fantastic length. Consistent with the now well-established Rieslings from Frankland Estate this wine displays the balance of pristine fruit flavours and laser-like acidity, medalled with generosity of fruit, resulting in an exceptional wine that can be enjoyed now or cellared with the confidence it will continue to develop further complexity over the next 10 years. A wet and cold winter in 2016 prolonged budburst, further cold weather restricted vine vigour for the first month from bud burst. Flowering was some two weeks behind average. Cool and typically dry conditions continued from November right through to harvest. The cooler summer meant harvest was delayed by up to two weeks later than average. The season resulted in an outstanding riesling harvest. Riesling was harvested 20th March until 18th April.