2016 Rieslingfreak No.8 Polish Hill River Schatzkammer Riesling

2016 Rieslingfreak No.8 Polish Hill River Schatzkammer Riesling

Schatzkammer is a cabinet where Germen winemakers store their ‘treasured’ wines, and to me this is my ‘treasured’ wine. This wine is made similar to a German Kabinett style. The wine is low in alcohol (7.0% v/v) and high in acid and sugar. The vineyard is situated in the Polish Hill River, Clare Valley. This vineyard was selected due to it’s ability to produce large vine canopy’s, large bunches and big berries. The vineyard has a history of producing very refined Rieslings,...

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2014 Rieslingfreak No.8 Polish Hill River Schatzkammer Riesling

2014 Rieslingfreak No.8 Polish Hill River Schatzkammer Riesling

Schatzkammer is a cabinet where Germen winemakers store their ‘treasured’ wines. This wine is made similar to a German Kabinett style. The wine is low in alcohol (8.0% v/v) and high in acid and sugar. The vineyard has a history of producing very refined Rieslings, which was perfect for the ‘Kabinett’ like style. The wine is amazingly balanced with 10g/L acid ad 65 g/L sugar. Floral and citrus aromas, followed by mineral, fresh limes, lemons and green apples. The wine drinks...

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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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