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Pewsey Vale Dry Riesling 2017

External Review by Wine Gems @ Perriello's:

Eden Valley, AustraliaJames Suckling 92-93 points!Pewsey Vale Dry Riesling is a white wine gem for those who appreciate a dry rendition of the noble Riesling grape. Wine Spectator rated this vintage 89 points and James Suckling scored it 92-93 points! "Final blend unbottled and unfiltered, this has plenty of fragrant lime and stone fruit aromas on the nose. There's a supple, even and succulent palate; good flesh, spicy, even and balanced. In addition, the 2014 vintage was awarded Best Vintage Dry White at the 2014 Perth Wine Show. High in the hills surrounding the Barossa Valley lies Pewsey Vale, Eden Valley's pioneer vineyard. Englishman Joseph Gilbert established the vineyard in 1847, trialling several grape varieties, including Riesling. Today Pewsey Vale Vineyard is a single vineyard dedicated to the single variety - Riesling.Pewsey Vale Vineyard Riesling is a classic example of dry Eden Valley Riesling, and shows the flavors we see so consistently each year from this wonderful single vineyard. This Riesling shows intense fruit aromas of talcum and lemon lime fruit, with a hint of fresh pineapple overlaying dried herbs. The palate shows great length and depth with limes, a hint of pineapple, white flowers and fresh rosemary. The wine finishes with a fresh natural acidity, which balances the flavor intensity, and a minerality that will reward medium to long-term cellaring.Enjoy Pewsey Vale Dry Riesling over the next 2-3 years with pan-fried trout, grilled shrimp, fried chicken, and spicy Thai dishes.

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Pewsey Vale Vineyard:
Pioneer Vineyard High in the hills surrounding the Barossa Valley lies Pewsey Vale, Eden Valley's first vineyard. Its founder, Englishman Joseph Gilbert, arrived in South Australia after seeing an advertisement in the London Times announcing the vessel, The Buckinghamshire's imminent departure for the colony. Land was up for grabs and Joseph wasted no time grabbing it, just four months after... Read more
Pioneer Vineyard High in the hills surrounding the Barossa Valley lies Pewsey Vale, Eden Valley's first vineyard. Its founder, Englishman Joseph Gilbert, arrived in South Australia after seeing an advertisement in the London Times announcing the vessel, The Buckinghamshire's imminent departure for the colony. Land was up for grabs and Joseph wasted no time grabbing it, just four months after his arrival - 15,000 acres of rugged high country in the then-wild and remote Barossa ranges, some 40 miles from Adelaide. By 1841, just two years after his arrival, Joseph, the 38 year old son of a well-heeled English landowner, had built a fine homestead and planted Pewsey Vale's first grapevines. The vines were of a table grape variety, but an idea was starting to take shape... In 1847 Joseph planted a one-acre vineyard, establishing Eden Valley's pioneer vineyard and one of Australia's first high altitude, cool climate vineyards. At the same time, several hundred feet below, Johann Gramp was planting the Barossa Valley's first commercial vineyard. The pioneering Joseph Gilbert trialled many different grape varieties at Pewsey Vale, later distributing cuttings to aspiring vignerons in surrounding areas. His experimental approach to viticulture and winemaking helped lay the foundations for the wine industry that would become so important to the region. During the 1920s, Pewsey Vale succumbed to the fate of so many of Australia's early vineyards, falling into disuse as a result of the severe economic hardship of the Great Depression. The vineyard's potential was rediscovered at a time when only the history books recorded the existence of the original vineyards. In 1961, Pewsey Vale's then-owner, Geoffrey Angas Parsons, became aware that his property had once incorporated the region's earliest vineyard. Excited by his discovery, he wasted no time in paying a visit to his good friend Wyndham Hill Smith of Yalumba with a proposal to restore the Pewsey Vale vineyard. Parson's proposal was timely indeed, coming at a time when several of the larger, more innovative wine companies were considering potential vineyard sites with cooler ripening conditions than could be found on the Barossa Valley floor. Wyndham Hill Smith, convinced of the potential of the area, needed no further persuading and work at Pewsey Vale began soon after. Riesling was planted as a matter of course - initially 56 hectares planted in contoured rows. Read less

External Reviews for Pewsey Vale Dry Riesling

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Source: Wine Gems @ Perriello's
Vintage: 2016 07/11/2017

Eden Valley, AustraliaJames Suckling 92-93 points!Pewsey Vale Dry Riesling is a white wine gem for those who appreciate a dry rendition of the noble Riesling grape. Wine Spectator rated this vintage 89 points and James Suckling scored it 92-93 points! "Final blend unbottled and unfiltered, this has plenty of fragrant lime and stone fruit aromas on the nose. There's a supple, even and succulent palate; good flesh, spicy, even and balanced. In addition, the 2014 vintage was awarded Best Vintage Dry White at the 2014 Perth Wine Show. High in the hills surrounding the Barossa Valley lies Pewsey Vale, Eden Valley's pioneer vineyard. Englishman Joseph Gilbert established the vineyard in 1847, trialling several grape varieties, including Riesling. Today Pewsey Vale Vineyard is a single vineyard dedicated to the single variety - Riesling.Pewsey Vale Vineyard Riesling is a classic example of dry Eden Valley Riesling, and shows the flavors we see so consistently each year from this wonderful single vineyard. This Riesling shows intense fruit aromas of talcum and lemon lime fruit, with a hint of fresh pineapple overlaying dried herbs. The palate shows great length and depth with limes, a hint of pineapple, white flowers and fresh rosemary. The wine finishes with a fresh natural acidity, which balances the flavor intensity, and a minerality that will reward medium to long-term cellaring.Enjoy Pewsey Vale Dry Riesling over the next 2-3 years with pan-fried trout, grilled shrimp, fried chicken, and spicy Thai dishes.


External Review
Source: Wine Gems @ Perriello's
Vintage: 2016 01/19/2018

Eden Valley, AustraliaJames Suckling 92-93 points! Wine Advocate 91 points!Pewsey Vale Dry Riesling is a white wine gem for those who appreciate a dry rendition of the noble Riesling grape. Wine Spectator rated this vintage 89 points and James Suckling scored it 92-93 points! "Final blend unbottled and unfiltered, this has plenty of fragrant lime and stone fruit aromas on the nose. There's a supple, even and succulent palate; good flesh, spicy, even and balanced. In addition, the 2014 vintage was awarded Best Vintage Dry White at the 2014 Perth Wine Show. High in the hills surrounding the Barossa Valley lies Pewsey Vale, Eden Valley's pioneer vineyard. Englishman Joseph Gilbert established the vineyard in 1847, trialling several grape varieties, including Riesling. Today Pewsey Vale Vineyard is a single vineyard dedicated to the single variety - Riesling.Pewsey Vale Vineyard Riesling is a classic example of dry Eden Valley Riesling, and shows the flavors we see so consistently each year from this wonderful single vineyard. This Riesling shows intense fruit aromas of talcum and lemon lime fruit, with a hint of fresh pineapple overlaying dried herbs. The palate shows great length and depth with limes, a hint of pineapple, white flowers and fresh rosemary. The wine finishes with a fresh natural acidity, which balances the flavor intensity, and a minerality that will reward medium to long-term cellaring.Enjoy Pewsey Vale Dry Riesling over the next 2-3 years with pan-fried trout, grilled shrimp, fried chicken, and spicy Thai dishes.


External Review
Source: Wine Gems @ Perriello's
Vintage: 2015 08/27/2016

Eden Valley, AustraliaPewsey Vale Dry Riesling is a white wine gem for those who appreciate a dry rendition of the noble Riesling grape. Wine Spectator rated this vintage 90 points and Wine Advocate 90 points! The 2014 vintage was awarded Best Vintage Dry White at the 2014 Perth Wine Show. High in the hills surrounding the Barossa Valley lies Pewsey Vale, Eden Valley's pioneer vineyard. Englishman Joseph Gilbert established the vineyard in 1847, trialling several grape varieties, including Riesling. Today Pewsey Vale Vineyard is a single vineyard dedicated to the single variety - Riesling.Pewsey Vale Vineyard Riesling is a classic example of dry Eden Valley Riesling, and shows the flavors we see so consistently each year from this wonderful single vineyard. This Riesling shows intense fruit aromas of talcum and lemon lime fruit, with a hint of fresh pineapple overlaying dried herbs. The palate shows great length and depth with limes, a hint of pineapple, white flowers and fresh rosemary. The wine finishes with a fresh natural acidity, which balances the flavor intensity, and a minerality that will reward medium to long-term cellaring.Enjoy Pewsey Vale Dry Riesling over the next 2-3 years with pan-fried trout, grilled shrimp, fried chicken, and spicy Thai dishes.


External Review
Source: Wine Gems @ Perriello's
Vintage: 2015 01/18/2017

Eden Valley, AustraliaJames Suckling 95-96 points!Pewsey Vale Dry Riesling is a white wine gem for those who appreciate a dry rendition of the noble Riesling grape. Wine Spectator rated this vintage 90 points and Wine Advocate 90 points, and James Suckling scored it 95-96 points! "Very pure lemons and limes here that are concentrated, stony and fragrant. There's very pure fruit focus here, as this has the right balance of acid and texture. It's smooth, fleshy, dense, really deep and will drink early and live long." 95-96 Points. In addition, the 2014 vintage was awarded Best Vintage Dry White at the 2014 Perth Wine Show. High in the hills surrounding the Barossa Valley lies Pewsey Vale, Eden Valley's pioneer vineyard. Englishman Joseph Gilbert established the vineyard in 1847, trialling several grape varieties, including Riesling. Today Pewsey Vale Vineyard is a single vineyard dedicated to the single variety - Riesling.Pewsey Vale Vineyard Riesling is a classic example of dry Eden Valley Riesling, and shows the flavors we see so consistently each year from this wonderful single vineyard. This Riesling shows intense fruit aromas of talcum and lemon lime fruit, with a hint of fresh pineapple overlaying dried herbs. The palate shows great length and depth with limes, a hint of pineapple, white flowers and fresh rosemary. The wine finishes with a fresh natural acidity, which balances the flavor intensity, and a minerality that will reward medium to long-term cellaring.Enjoy Pewsey Vale Dry Riesling over the next 2-3 years with pan-fried trout, grilled shrimp, fried chicken, and spicy Thai dishes.


External Review
Source: Wine Gems @ Perriello's
Vintage: 2014 12/10/2015

Eden Valley, AustraliaPewsey Vale Dry Riesling is a white wine gem for those who appreciate a dry rendition of the noble Riesling grape. Wine Spectator rated this vintage 91 points and Wine Advocate 90+ points! It also was awarded Best Vintage Dry White at the 2014 Perth Wine Show. High in the hills surrounding the Barossa Valley lies Pewsey Vale, Eden Valley's pioneer vineyard. Englishman Joseph Gilbert established the vineyard in 1847, trialling several grape varieties, including Riesling. Today Pewsey Vale Vineyard is a single vineyard dedicated to the single variety - Riesling.The 2014 Pewsey Vale Vineyard Riesling is a classic example of dry Eden Valley Riesling, and shows the flavours we see so consistently each year from this wonderful single vineyard. This Riesling shows intense fruit aromas of talcum and lemon lime fruit, with a hint of fresh pineapple overlaying dried herbs. The palate shows great length and depth with limes, a hint of pineapple, white flowers and fresh rosemary. The wine finishes with a fresh natural acidity, which balances the flavour intensity, and a minerality that will reward medium to long-term cellaring.Enjoy Pewsey Vale Dry Riesling over the next 2-3 years with pan-fried trout, grilled shrimp, fried chicken, and spicy Thai dishes.



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