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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Felton Road

Region:

New Zealand

Appellation:

Central Otago

Grape Type:

Riesling

Riesling, Block 1, Central Otago, 2017

6x75cl £120.00

5 bottles

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Tasting Note:

Exotic fruits on the nose with suggestions of nectarine and apricot from this steeper north facing slope. It’s hugely textural on the palate with baskets of stone fruit quickly disguising the residual sweetness. The concentration and texture provided by the deep and heavy soils in Block 1 is immediately apparent and salivating. The finish is expansive and long with the weighty palate deftly supported by bright acidity.

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