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Heartland Stickleback White Verdelho Viognier 2009 Wine Review

Heartland Stickleback White Verdelho Viognier 2009

Heartland Stickleback White Verdelho Viognier 2009

South Australia, Australia

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Price: $13.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Heartland

Agent: The Vine/Robert Groh Agency

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(37% verdelho, 32% viognier and 31% semillon, with no oak) Pale yellow. High-pitched, spicy citrus zest and green apple fruit aromas are complemented by white pepper and mint. Firm, focused and nervy on the palate, offering zesty lemon zest and bitter quince flavours and a deeper note of apple skin. Finishes with solid, faintly bitter grip and lingering minerality. This tight, focused wine will be very flexible with lighter foods. Score: 88 Source: Josh Raynolds, International Wine Cellar

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