Watervale Riesling

Jim Barry, Watervale Riesling, 1974

RRP N/A in UK

This is fantastic. Downy mildew hit the Valley in 1974; clearly some winemakers already had the knowhow and technology to make great wine regardless. A light sweetness (that’s flavour: it’s a dry wine) overlays elegant acidity.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Riesling

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2019 - 2022

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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