Black Estate Damsteep Riesling 2015 - Waipara, NZ

Black Estate Damsteep Riesling 2015 - Waipara, NZ


The Story

Black Estate is an organic and bio-dynamically managed vineyard in the Waipara region (North Canterbury) of NZ's South Island. The Home Vineyard is located 6 kilometres north east of the Waipara Junction, in the Omihi sub-district of Waipara Valley, North Canterbury. The slope is a north facing sedimentary clay fan on a gentle hill side slope. The soils are mainly Awapuni clay loam with calcium carbonate deposits.

M+Q Notes

A medium-dry Riesling with racy acidity and density of flavours. Dried apricot, honeysuckle, orange marmalade on the nose. Ripe peach, baked pear, grapefruit skin and minerality on the soft, supple palate. A rich mouthfeel with a long finish.

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