2008 Jim Barry, The Lodge Hill, Dry Riesling, Clare Valley

Producer: Jim Barry Wines
Vintage: 2008
Grape variety: Riesling
Origin: Australia, South Australia, Mount Lofty Ranges Zone
Appellation: Clare Valley
Date tasted: 12 April 2010
Price when tasted: £9.99

Tasting notes


In 1946, the late Jim Barry became the first qualified winemaker to work in Clare; his winery is still family owned. This Riesling has a delightful nose, with lovely length and depth. The palate can't quite live up to it, but it's still extremely drinkable - zesty, grapefruit and mineral. £9.99 (15.5 points)

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