Hunter’s Riesling, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2019

Pale lemon with green and gold tints, the nose shows citrus and floral fruit aromas and a hint of spice. Medium bodied and intense, the palate is fruity and dry, with mineral and lime flavours mingling with floral and spice notes. Long on the finish, it has a beautiful balance of fruit and acid.

Grape Variety: 100% Riesling

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Hunter’s Riesling, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2019

Tasting Note

Pale lemon with green and gold tints, the nose shows citrus and floral fruit aromas and a hint of spice. Medium bodied and intense, the palate is fruity and dry, with mineral and lime flavours mingling with floral and spice notes. Long on the finish, it has a beautiful balance of fruit and acid.

Background

Founded in 1983 by Jane Hunter and her late husband Ernie, Hunter’s is  deservedly considered amongst the top half dozen estates in the region. from a  family of South Australian grape growers and a trained viticulturist herself, Jane has been at the helm for 30 years and has long been a passionate spokesman for Marlborough wine. Her years of service to the industry have been  acknowledged with an OBE and a CNZM. Jane’s nephew, James, is now the head  winemaker here, ensuring family continuity, whilst Dr Tony Jordan, the  legendary Australian winemaker, acts as a consultant.

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