2013 Rieslingfreak No.8 Schatzkammer Riesling

2013 Rieslingfreak No.8 Schatzkammer Riesling

No.8 is made as a German Kabinett style. The word ‘Schatzkammer’ is a German word for cellar room, where German winemakers store their ‘treasure’ wine. As I believe this is one of my finest Rieslings yet, I thought the wine was worthy of the name ‘Schatzkammer”. The 2013 Rieslingfreak No.8 is low in alcohol (7.5% v/v) and high in acid and sugar. Aromas of apples, stone fruit, and green herbaceous notes. The palate has great integration of acid and sugar, sweet lemon and...

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2009/10 Rieslingfreak No.7 Clare Valley Riesling Fortified

2009/10 Rieslingfreak No.7 Clare Valley Riesling Fortified

The 2009/10 Rieslingfreak No.7 is a similar style to a white port. The grapes are fermented to 8-9 baume, prior to fortification using 3 year old brandy spirit. The wine is then matured in old oak casks for a few years prior to bottling. The 2009/10 No.7 has aromas of caramel, vanilla, biscuit and ripe stone fruits. The palate is very luscious, with sweet citrus, orange and stone fruit flavours. The wine drinks exceptionally well now, but will reward with long term...

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