Riesling Eden Valley South Australia
Valley Eden makes world class Riesling, the lofty, undulating terrroirs and cool crisp climes, represent growing conditions which are uncannily similar to Riesling's native home on the precipitous slopes along Valley Rhine. The community of growers and winemakers behind St Hallett, are well positioned to secure the finest Eden Valley sites and source the most splendid harvests. Drinking brilliantly upon release, while offering exquisite complexity, the crisp and aromatic white wine of choice to accompany good sashimi and the freshest seafood.
A pure Eden Valley Riesling, collated from vineyards planted to higher altitudes, where the chilly nights and mild sunny days are ideal for producing delicately complex Riesling wines with juicy citrus acidity. The rocky outcrops and generally shallow soils make grape growing a challenge, it demands diligence to achieve Riesling wines of stature. The St Hallett philosophy is tried and true, take minimum intervention but give maximum attention. Each vineyard is separately vinified for a month, ferments are kept cool to retain the delicate Riesling fruit characters. Upon completion, batches are fined and individual parcels are assessed, the best components are identified and assembled into the finished wine. Alcohol 11.0%
Light luminescent straw hue. A pretty nose with hints of rose petal and citrus blossom, the fresh lime notes expected of fine Eden Valley Riesling. A palate of remarkable elegance and harmony, aromatic citrus flavours are carried on a silky textural mouthfeel, lined with fruit sherbet flavours. The soft lime acidity is very approachable, even as a young wine, a Riesling of persistence and superb length.