St Clare Riesling

Jim Barry, St Clare Riesling, 1972

RRP N/A in UK

The third bottle Sam opened of very few remaining in the family, and he still wasn’t entirely happy with it. It certainly had that slightly Marmite scent and taste of old wine; just a memory of fruit and wood remains. Still, in the glass it opens out with flavours of honey, muffled by a savoury top note. A historical rather than gastronomic treat.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Riesling

Bottle size

75cl

Origin

Country

Australia

Region

South Australia

Sub-region

Mount Lofty Ranges

Area

Clare Valley

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Nina Caplan

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