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Thorn-Clarke Eden Trail Riesling 2015 Wine Review

Thorn-Clarke Eden Trail Riesling 2015

Thorn-Clarke Eden Trail Riesling 2015

Eden Valley, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2016-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Thorn-Clarke

Agent: Lifford Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Crisp and clean with lots of mouth-watering acidity for fresh seafood. Notes of lime and lemon. Medium-bodied.

Riesling food pairings: mild curries, crab cakes with aioli, butter sauce lobster.

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This Thorn-Clarke Eden Trail Riesling 2015 was reviewed on August 6, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Neil Phillips rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Lovely Riesling aromas of lime zest, white nectarine, grapefruit, acacia, honey notes. Very slight kerosene.

Flavours of grapefruit, lime zest, nectarine, pineapple, with a flinty note.

Crisp, dry, high acid with medium body and intensity. Well-balanced.

Was hoping for a bit more complexity, but a few years in bottle will likely see this improve even further.

Tasted November 2016.
Thorne-Clarke has taken a minimalistic approach to making this wine, preferring to let it do its own thing. Grapes for the Eden Trail 2015 were picked during the cool of night. The wine was fermented cool and there is minimal fining and filtration on it. The Riesling has good weight on the mid-palate, crisp in flavour with lime zest and finishing with a clean, defined minerality. A great Riesling to either have on its own or pair with smoked fish or lemon-laced shellfish. - Community Wine Reviews

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