The Florita Riesling

Jim Barry, The Florita Riesling, 2004

RRP Available in secondary markets

A dry year and then a February heatwave; some Riesling grapes were lost to sunburn. This wine – the first after the Barry family had bought back from Lindeman’s the right to call their wine Florita – is nonetheless racy and elegant, with beautiful balance and lovely length. Not the fullest of these wines, by any means: a wallflower that repays attention.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Riesling

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2019 - 2023

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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