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Mac Forbes Rs 16 Riesling 2013

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The great white grape variety from Germany, know for its longevity and its ability to convey the attributes of the vineyard with clarity. Mac's Riesling style is un-ashamedly inspired by that country and also by the Rieslings of Austria. Usually made with residual sugar of varying degrees to balance the high natural acidity of the Strathbogie Ranges.

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Varietal: Riesling
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Mac Forbes Wines:
Mac Forbes isn't afraid to push the boundaries of cool climate viticulture and winemaking. Eight small vineyards (Yarra Valley and Strathbogie Ranges) are hand tended with the focus being plant and soil health. This respect for soil, vine and environment continues in the winery where fruit balance, purity and minimal inputs are considered paramount in allowing for maximum vineyard expression. ... Read more
Mac Forbes isn't afraid to push the boundaries of cool climate viticulture and winemaking. Eight small vineyards (Yarra Valley and Strathbogie Ranges) are hand tended with the focus being plant and soil health. This respect for soil, vine and environment continues in the winery where fruit balance, purity and minimal inputs are considered paramount in allowing for maximum vineyard expression. Winemaking is old fashioned and thoughtful with each parcel of fruit handled separately. The Yarra Valley comprises a number of sub-regions, providing a platform for pinot noir, chardonnay, syrah and cabernets. The elevated Strathbogie Ranges is cool and dry growing some of the most pure and distinctive riesling in the world. Read less

The great white grape variety from Germany, know for its longevity and its ability to convey the attributes of the vineyard with clarity. Mac's Riesling style is un-ashamedly inspired by that country and also by the Rieslings of Austria. Usually made with residual sugar of varying degrees to balance the high natural acidity of the Strathbogie Ranges.

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