Riesling Margaret River Western Australia
Art Series are Leeuwin's most opulent, age worthy range of wines. They are identified by paintings commissioned from leading contemporary Australian artists, significantly to be found on five star winelists the world over. A viticultural team that's second to none, hand manages precious blocks of mature Riesling vines, which are without peer. Leeuwin Estate have obtained outstanding reviews for a salient succession of profound Riesling vintages, one of the few made in Margaret River.
Leeuwin Estate is family owned and operated, one of the founding wineries in Margaret River, it consistently produces wines that rank amongst the world's finest. Following an extensive search for the area most suitable to produce the best varietal wines in Australia, American luminary Robert Mondavi, identified the future site of Leeuwin vineyard in the early 1970s. Originally a cattle farm, Leeuwin Estate evolved under the stewardship of Robert Mondavi as mentor and consultant. Maintaining a team of highly skilled and dedicated winemakers, now under the direction of two generations of the founding family, Leeuwin is renowned internationally as one of the world's great winemaking estates. Alcohol 12.2%
Bright straw green hue. Concentrated aromas of apple blossom, sweet spice, musk, cut limes, lemon sorbet characters and quince mixed with a delicious mineral edge. The palate reveals fresh lively lemon, lime rind and orange zest, balanced with fine and prolonged lime finish, a wine of great fruit intensity with lingering acid and a lovely lime granita after taste. Mineral bight and intense with clean crisp succulent acidity.