95 points Bob Campbell MW. "Quite a Mosel-like medium -dry riesling, with moderate sweetness suported by tangy acidity to give the wine an exquisite tension. A fine, pure, silken-textured riesling with a lingering finish. " April 2017.
5 Stars Raymond Chan 93 points Bob Campbell. Light yellow in the glass, the nose shows abundant stone fruit, citrus zest and mild baking spice with concentrated persistence. The palate is exceptionally long with poised natural acidity, surrounded by lush tree fruits. This beautiful wine carries integrated complexity ready for drinking now or ageing to 2026.
Clear and light gold in colour. A nose of aromatic herbs, lavender, rosemary and thyme. Palate is hefty, soft and creamy textured with salivating acidity and lingering lemon sherbet length. Ripe peach and citrus fruits add layers of complexity. A wine to savour now or age to 2024. REVIEWS & ACCOLADES 19+/20 Raymond Chan Brilliant straw-yellow colour with light lemon-green hues, paler on the rim. The nose is aromatically rich with intense, ripe lime fruit melded with exotic jasmine florals along with nuances of sherbet and minerals. The depth and tautness,along with penetration and intensity is a feature. Dry to taste and medium-bodied, the...
The Wine Advocate - Lisa Perotti Brown "Duncan Forsyth is one very inspired and skilled Riesling producer – a fanatic in fact (which is what it takes to makes truly great Riesling in NZ or anywhere for that matter)." Only 87 cases were made from a tiny vineyard in Gibbston, a sub district of Central Otago. It produces some of the most remarkable riesling anywhere in NZ. The Drumlin Riesling gives delicate white pepper and fennel seed notes over a core of fresh pears and peach blossoms plus a touch of herbs.
"The Mount Edward Riesling, My god it's so good it could be JJ Prum." - Ernst Loosen. "Duncan Forsyth is one very inspired and skilled Riesling producer – a fanatic in fact (which is what it takes to makes truly great Riesling in NZ or anywhere for that matter)." LPB Wine Advocate. This Riesling is the first Mount Edward just from our Morrison vineyard, organic and true to style. Riesling from Morrison is off dry with delicious flavours that have orange/grapefruit peel at its core, this mineral pith like texture is the Morrison vineyard marker. A sorbet like wine, refreshing and perfect for summer and beyond. Soils are fine loess over...
Gold Medal - Sydney International Wine Competition 2017 Silver - Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 4 Stars - Winestate Magazine 4 Stars / 90 Points - Huon Hooke Riesling grapes are carefully selected from the best vines in our Marlborough vineyard, gently pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks to give intense floral and citrus characters. The wine is fruit-driven in style, elegant and delicate. The bouquet is typically intense fresh lime, green apple and floral aromas. The palate is vibrant and elegant with racy acid in a dry style.
TROPHY....WINE OF SHOW, NZ ORGANIC WINE SHOW 2016. This is pristine and complex at the same time, offering fabulous aromas of mandarin, white stone fruit, lemon zest and apple blossom on the nose. The palate is concentrated and generously fruited, exhibiting wonderful richness and texture, enhanced by subtle sweetness and bright acidity…… Certified Organic 5 Stars – Sam Kim, Wine Orbit NZ 5 Stars – Raymond Chan Wine reviews
Rich, complex and multi-layered, while remaining elegant and poised, this is a gorgeous riesling filled with ripe stone fruit, mango, spice and honey notes. The palate delivers excellent fruit weight and rich texture, enhance by subtle sweetness and bright acidity. The finish is persistent and succulent, and the wine offers terrific drinking. Off-dry 12gms/litre 5 Stars – Sam Kim, Wine Orbit NZ 5 Stars – Raymond Chan Wine Reviews
Wild Earth Riesling 2011 is pale straw in colour with pale hues, offering lifted citrus, floral perfume, marmalade and honey on the nose. The palate offers complex citrus of lemon, lime, grapefruit and orange zest, honey, good minerality, long length and a dry finish.
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