AT Richardson Chockstone Grampians Riesling

Chockstone Grampians Riesling 2017

Grampians, Victoria   |    750ml   |    14.5%

95 Points - James Halliday

The Chockstone wines are made by AT Richardson; one of the rising stars of Victoria's famous Grampians wine region. The Chockstone Riesling is always a refined, example of Grampians Riesling and the 2017 vintage is another standout.

The 2017 Chockstone Riesling is citrus blossoms and wildflowers,with hints of guava and kiwi fruit. The distinct minerality compliments the lime and green apple crispness through the palate. Featuring a restrained structure, layers of flavours and a long, refreshing finish, this is a sensational value Grampians Riesling.

"95 Points. I'm guilty of not including the Grampians as a high quality regional producer of riesling in Australia-wide comparisons. The perfumed bouquet of lime and apple blossom leads into a long, mouthwatering burst of lime/lemon, crisp acidity the icing on the cake. Drink by: 2032 Date tasted: 14/Nov/2017 Price: Not Available Alcohol: 11.5%" - James Halliday, winecompanion.com.au.

Availability: In stock

$18.90
Only available for purchase in 6 bottle increments.
Situated just outside the township of Great Western, 200 kilometres west of Melbourne, A.T. Richardson Wines produces elegant and complex cool-climate wines.

After a 10-year search, winemaker Adam Richardson selected the very special terroir of his Hard Hill Road Vineyard site for the production of his Chockstone and Hard Hill Road labels. With its own special microclimate, the Hard Hill Road Vineyard’s cool ripening conditions and naturally low-yielding vines produce wines with layers of intense flavours and a velvety structure. Like many of the best wines in this historic region, A.T. Richardson’s wines are approachable in their youth, and possess the potential to age gracefully.
6
Victoria
Grampians
750
14.5
A classically styled Grampians Riesling displaying a predominance of citrus blossoms and wildflowers, with hints of tropical fruit. There is a distinct strong core to this wine complimenting the palate. Characterized by layers of fine flavors, a restrained structure, and a long, refreshing finish, it shows the subtle, yet approachable characters particular to the Grampians region.

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