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Heggies Vineyard Riesling Eden Valley 2008

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A great Eden Valley Riesling with elagance, minerality, some butter and citrus notes intermingled, some lime and oragne peel in the end... good length and very flavoursome...

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Heggies Vineyard:
The magnificent sweep of country that is now the Heggies Vineyard had been grazing land for most of its settled history and was owned by local grazier and bushman, Colin Heggie, before being purchased by Wyndham Hill Smith, then Manager of the Yalumba Wine Company. Friends since school days, Colin and Wyndham's friendship continued into adulthood and throughout their lengthy negotiation over t... Read more
The magnificent sweep of country that is now the Heggies Vineyard had been grazing land for most of its settled history and was owned by local grazier and bushman, Colin Heggie, before being purchased by Wyndham Hill Smith, then Manager of the Yalumba Wine Company. Friends since school days, Colin and Wyndham's friendship continued into adulthood and throughout their lengthy negotiation over the purchase of Heggie's land - a negotiation that was, it has been suggested, not a lot more than an excuse for relaxed chats about land, cattle, horses, wine and life! Planting began in 1971 on the tough North Eastern corner of the property and the first wine was released in 1979. It was the first wine to bear the idiosyncratic label that features a drawing of Colin Heggie, the bushman, looking out over the fledgling Heggies plantings astride his faithful chestnut, Jack. Read less

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Snooth User: MarioRobles
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01/24/2009

A great Eden Valley Riesling with elagance, minerality, some butter and citrus notes intermingled, some lime and oragne peel in the end... good length and very flavoursome...




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