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Wine Commune Auctions USD 19.99 750ml

Leeuwin Estate Riesling Margaret River Art Series 2006

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90 points Jay Miller (Wine Advocate): ...bouquet of mineral, spring flowers, and lemon-lime... a dry, crisp wine with plenty of citrus fruit, ripe flavors, excellent concentration, and a lengthy finish. Although it can be enjoyed now, particularly with raw bar, it will evolve for up to a decade in the manner of a top Mosel Riesling. (Oct 2007)

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Leeuwin Estate:
After an extensive search in 1972 to identify the most suitable Australian area for the production of premium varietal wines, Robert Mondavi singled out a small plot of land in the Margaret River region. At the time a cattle farm, Leeuwin Estate evolved under the direction of owners Denis and Tricia Horgan, with Mondavi acting as consultant and mentor. The Estate was thrust into the internation... Read more
After an extensive search in 1972 to identify the most suitable Australian area for the production of premium varietal wines, Robert Mondavi singled out a small plot of land in the Margaret River region. At the time a cattle farm, Leeuwin Estate evolved under the direction of owners Denis and Tricia Horgan, with Mondavi acting as consultant and mentor. The Estate was thrust into the international spotlight when Decanter magazine awarded their highest recommendation to the 1980 Art Series Chardonnay. Now under the direction of two generations of the founding family, the Estate is recognized as one of Australia’s leading wine producers and wine tourism pioneers. Featured three times in the prestigious category of “International Winery of the Year” by U.S. Wine & Spirits magazine, Leeuwin Estate wines nconsistently rank alongside the world’s finest. Read less

External Reviews for Leeuwin Estate Riesling Margaret River Art Series

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/20/2009

A Riesling wine from Western Australia in Australia. 2006 Leeuwin Estate Riesling Art Series 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2010

The light straw-colored 2006 Riesling "Art Series" exhibits a bouquet of mineral, spring flowers, and lemon-lime. This leads to a dry, crisp wine with plenty of citrus fruit, ripe flavors, excellent concentration, and a lengthy finish. Although it ca... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Riesling wine from Western Australia in Australia. 2006 Leeuwin Estate Riesling Art Series 750ml



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90 points Jay Miller (Wine Advocate): ...bouquet of mineral, spring flowers, and lemon-lime... a dry, crisp wine with plenty of citrus fruit, ripe flavors, excellent concentration, and a lengthy finish. Although it can be enjoyed now, particularly with raw bar, it will evolve for up to a decade in the manner of a top Mosel Riesling. (Oct 2007)

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