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Wynns Coonawarra Estate Riesling Coonawarra 1998

Member Review by MarioRobles:

Tasted in Nov-09, great aged characters without the kerosene so usual in aged Riesling. Nutty characters intermingled with ripe pears dominating the palate, a wine to accompany some dried muscats, brie and dried fruits. drink soon though...

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Wynns Coonawarra Estate:
What is now Wynns Coonawarra Estate was founded by Scottish pioneer John Riddoch. He planted vineyards in 1891 and completed the estate's three-gabled winery. In 1951 Melbourne wine merchants Samuel and David Wynn purchased Riddoch's original vineyards and winery and renamed the property Wynns Coonawarra Estate. The Wynns family recognised the intrinsic qualities of Coonawarra wines - their ri... Read more
What is now Wynns Coonawarra Estate was founded by Scottish pioneer John Riddoch. He planted vineyards in 1891 and completed the estate's three-gabled winery. In 1951 Melbourne wine merchants Samuel and David Wynn purchased Riddoch's original vineyards and winery and renamed the property Wynns Coonawarra Estate. The Wynns family recognised the intrinsic qualities of Coonawarra wines - their richness and intensity of fruit character - and set out to build an independent identity in the region. They created the famous label that has made John Riddoch's winery one of Australia's best known buildings. Read less

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Snooth User: MarioRobles
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10/13/2009

Tasted in Nov-09, great aged characters without the kerosene so usual in aged Riesling. Nutty characters intermingled with ripe pears dominating the palate, a wine to accompany some dried muscats, brie and dried fruits. drink soon though...




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