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Kooyong Estate only make limited editions from tiny blocks of vine, a hectare or less, which yield deeply personal wines, highly eloquent of their terroir, aspect and clime. There are the pebbled ironstone soils of Farrago, which create an uncannily Burgundesque style of Chardonnay, redolent of grapefruits, mealy bran and wet flint. The precious half hectare at Faultline articulates the savouryness of seaweed and struck match. The sheltered lee of Haven Block encourages the grapes to bloom with chewy red jube characters. The windswept parcel at Meres infuses wonderfully perfumed rhubarb and ribena notes into a velvetine tannin structure. All are equally remarkable for their individuality, they speak of little places, husbanded to artisanal winemaking practices, the most wonderful expressions of Mornington... Venerable vintages from the most precious parcels»

Leo Buring Eden Valley Riesling CONFIRM VINTAGE

Riesling Eden Valley South Australia
Leo Buring established an unparalleled reputation for crafting the finest Riesling. Through the continued efforts by generations of devoted family growers and dedicated winemakers, the legacy continues to grow. Riesling expresses the nature of its terroir like no other grape variety. A clean fresh flavour upon release, offering the ability to age gracefully, exhibiting distinctive varietal purity and regional charm, Leo Buring shows the subtle and complex elegance thats so expressive of the most splendid high altitude Eden Valley Riesling.
Available by the dozen
Case of 12
$203.00
Leo Buring graduated as Dux of Oenology at Roseworthy Agricultural College in 1896. He gained practical experience in Europe before settling back at Minchinbury in 1902. Four years later, his wines earned six gold medals at The Brewers and Wine Exhibition in London. Over the years, Leo Buring established an international reputation as Australia's foremost maker of Riesling. The combination of climate, soil, aspect and location all add up to create discernibly different characters in Rieslings from each region. The favourable climes and cool nights up to harvest allow complex flavours to develop. Leo Buring is bottled immediately after vinification to capture and preserve pristine freshness.
Pale straw with subtle green hues. The precision and minerality of quartz and slate, a nose of varietal purity, linear definition and subtley soft, line and length. Heady jasmine florals mix with spicy tones of freshly ground cinnamon. Perfumed and complex. The juice of freshly picked new season limes combines with a slatey, minerality which belies the powerful strength of line and definition. Crystalline clarity and structural purity persist to leave the palate invigorated and cleansed.
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