Thelema Riesling Stellenbosch 2008
In July 1983 the McLean Family Trust bought the old fruit farm Thelema, situated on the top of the Helshoogte Pass about 6 kilometers outside of Stellenbosch. This purchase was the culmination of a long search by Gyles and Barbara Webb for that rare location where exceptional wines could be made, for this is their sole intention. The farm comprises 157 ha of land on the slopes of the Simonsberg. The elevation ranges from 370 to 640 meters above sea level of mainly south-facing slopes, making Thelema one of the highest and probably coolest wine farms in the Stellenbosch area. This Riesling is off-dry in style. It is fragrant, pungent orange blossom with a lime character that is sweetish on the palate, and has a long finish. Will reward cellaring.
This is a lovely, mouth-filling, off-dry Riesling that explodes with juicy white pear and honey and a long, smooth and satisfying finish. One of the best OD Rieslings I've ever tasted and a great value.
Food Pairings for Thelema Riesling Stellenbosch
Best Wine Deals
Riesling Top Lists
Kajmir Vanilla LiqueurWishlisted
Moselland Riesling Black Cat Zeller Schwarze Katz (2007)Wishlisted
Moselland Zeller Schwarze Katz Riesling Black Cat Germany Mosel (2007)Wishlisted
Orin Swift the Prisoner Napa Valley (2010)Cellared
Orin Swift "The Prisoner" Napa Valley Red Blend (2009)Cellared
Orin Swift Cellars "The Prisoner" Napa Valley Red Blend (2008)Cellared
Rinaldi Bug Juice Moscato D Asti (2012)Wishlisted
What have you bought lately?Replied
O'Reillys White ChocolateWishlisted
Red wine causing leg cramps??Replied