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2007 Mt Beautiful, Riesling, Cheviot Hills, Canterbury

Vintage: 2007
Grape variety: Riesling
Origin: New Zealand, South Island, Canterbury
Appellation: Canterbury
Date tasted: 16 September 2009
Price when tasted: £8.75

Tasting notes

16/09/2009

Taking its name from a nearby peak and nestled in what is potentially a new sub-region for Canterbury, this is an off-dry wine, but the firm acidity pushes it along well. Willowy, floral characters are joined by juicy grapefruit and apple, while that residual sugar (11.5g/l) will increase the pleasure for many. Drink 2009. (£8.75)

Taking its name from a nearby peak and nestled in what is potentially a new sub-region for Canterbury, this is an off-dry wine, but the firm acidity pushes it along well. Willowy, floral characters are joined by juicy grapefruit and apple, while that residual sugar (11.5g/l) will increase the pleasure for many. Drink 2009. (£8.75)

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