Waipara Valley

The Mound Riesling

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This Single Vineyard Riesling is sourced from The Mound Vineyard in the Waipara Valley. The vineyard was established in 2002 on terraced gravels that offer little fertility which, along with Waipara’s long cool growing season, provide perfect conditions for making world class Riesling.

Colour
Pale lime.

Nose
A beautifully aromatic Riesling with light floral, fresh lime and crisp green apple notes.

Palate
A lively and perfectly balanced Riesling. Juicy citrus fruit, vibrant mineral-like acidity, delicate phenolics and touch of natural sweetness meld beautifully together to give the wine complexity, seamless line and length.

Food match
Vibrant Asian cuisine. Great as a cleansing aperitif also.

ACL
8.5%

Acidity
10

Cellaring
Drinking beautifully now, will continue to develop over the next 5-7 years.

Comments
Settled weather during flowering meant the vines set an even crop at a sensible yield level. The summer was for the most part dry and warm. There were some rain events during harvest but the fruit held up very well and was harvested with good flavours and free of significant disease.

OUR PEOPLE.

We live amongst the vineyards in the beautiful South Island of New Zealand. For us it’s all about lifestyle. We’re lucky to enjoy the simple things from the land; like fresh crayfish, scallop season and wild venison. And because our wines are available in cities around the world, we also thrive on what the world has to offer. Pretty much the best of both worlds we reckon.

FOOD, FAMILY & FRIENDS.

Our fresh accessible style of wine is made to be shared. Crisp whites, rich aromatics and reds with depth and purity.Everyday wines to enjoy on any occasion.

“When friends pop round, it’s our ‘go to’ wine. You could say it’s our house red.”

– Jack Glover

IMPORTANCE OF PLACE.

The South Island of New Zealand covers over 151,215km2 ofrugged mountains, lakes, glaciers, ski fields and rivers. As proud guardians of the land our iconic vineyards are located in some of New Zealand's defining wine regions: Marlborough, Central Otago and the Waipara Valley. Each location has been selected with care and foresight; and as a result we aim to interfere as little as possible once the grapes arrive in the hands of the winemakers. Each vintage we create a portfolio of pure, expressive, balanced, vibrant and honest wines.

 
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