Jim Barry Lodge Hill Riesling 2018
Jim Barry purchased the Lodge Hill vineyard in 1977, as he was sure it would “produce some of the best Riesling in Clare.” Situated on the eastern ranges of the township of Clare, it is one of the highest vineyards in the Valley at an altitude of 480 metres, and is ideal for producing steely, minerally Rieslings, distinctive to the area In 1986, The Lodge Hill Riesling won its inaugural trophy for Best Riesling at the Royal Adelaide Wine Show. 25 years later, the 2010 vintage won The Douglas Lamb Perpetual Trophy for best Varietal Wine, Riesling, Dry Style at the Sydney Royal Wine Show.
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Cellaring:
Enjoy now 7-10 years
Foods:
Seafood, namely shellfish and crab meat
Nose:
The nose lifts with aromas of Kaffir lime, pear and ginger.
Palate:
Delicately poised with mouth watering acidity balanced with lime juiciness, Williams pear and orange blossom florals. The palate has a presence with a fine chalkiness and a persistent finish.
Varietal Composition:
Riesling