2013 Rieslingfreak No.7 Clare Valley Riesling Fortified

2013 Rieslingfreak No.7 Clare Valley Riesling Fortified

Grapes for the No.7 are sourced from the family property, White Hutt, Clare Valley. Harvested at the same time as the No.3, the grapes are fermented to 7-8 baume before being fortified using three year old brandy spirit, and stored in very old oak casks for maturation. The wine was bottled at three years of age, expressing many of the flavours and aromas of a good fortified Riesling. Made in a ‘white port’ style, the No.7 is dark yellow in colour, flavours of...

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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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