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Stoneleigh Riesling Marlborough 2004

External Review by Shop Wine Direct:

Wine Tasting NotesPale yellow with a green tinge. Intense lime and floral aromas with underlying nectarine, orange blossom and white peach notes. Fresh and vibrant, intense stone fruit and lime characters dominate, with bursts of melon and citrus fruit, finishing with mouth-filling, crisp acidity and good length.

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Stoneleigh:
In Rapaura, Marlborough there lies a vineyard studded with precious stones. Once the bed of an ancient river, today they form the bed of our vineyard. We call them sunstones.  During the day, the sunstones reflect the brilliant Marlborough sunshine up into the vines and grapes. Bathed with heat from above and below, the grapes gradually ripen and their beautifully rich flavour ... Read more
In Rapaura, Marlborough there lies a vineyard studded with precious stones. Once the bed of an ancient river, today they form the bed of our vineyard. We call them sunstones.  During the day, the sunstones reflect the brilliant Marlborough sunshine up into the vines and grapes. Bathed with heat from above and below, the grapes gradually ripen and their beautifully rich flavour intensifies.  Starved of moisture and struggling to grow in the stony soil, the vines concentrate their efforts into producing a few precious grapes, with the cool Marlborough nights locking the crisp, concentrated flavour inside. What the vines lack in quantity of fruit, they more than make up for in quality.  The result is a rare wine; elegant and crisp, yet intense - the magical taste of Stoneleigh. Read less

External Reviews for Stoneleigh Riesling Marlborough

External Review
Source: Shop Wine Direct
01/17/2009

Wine Tasting NotesPale yellow with a green tinge. Intense lime and floral aromas with underlying nectarine, orange blossom and white peach notes. Fresh and vibrant, intense stone fruit and lime characters dominate, with bursts of melon and citrus fruit, finishing with mouth-filling, crisp acidity and good length.




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