Leeuwin Art Series Riesling 2015

One of the iconic Margaret River wines from Leeuwin Estate

Leeuwin Estate releases wines under the Art Series, Prelude Vineyards and Siblings labels. The "Art Series" represents Leeuwin's most opulent and age-worthy wines and are identified with paintings commissioned from leading contemporary Australian Artists. Regarded as a true icon in Australia, Leeuwin Estate, although known more for their heroic Chardonnay make one of the finest Cabernets too.

The Horgan family was one of the winemaking pioneers of Margaret River back in 1973, and while known more for Chardonnay and Cabernet, their Riesling is of the region's best.

Leeuwin Art Series Riesling 2015
Leeuwin Art Series Riesling 2015

"Green-tinged straw. High-pitched citrus zest and floral aromas carry a smoky mineral overtone and a background hint of quinine. Vibrant, dry and focused on the palate, offering intense lime and green apple flavors that deepen and become juicier with air. Shows impressive tension and a bright mineral character on the incisive finish, which leaves behind bitter citrus pith and honeysuckle notes."

92pts - Josh Raynolds, Vinous, October 2017
Tasting Notes

Bright straw green in colour. The 2015 Riesling exhibits concentrated aromas of citrus blossom, sweet spice, musk and subtle perfume of golden delicious apples. The palate reveals incredible freshness with soft lingering flavours of freshly cut Australian finger limes, crisp granny smith and jasmine spice which are balanced and fine, the delicate natural acidity drives the pallet into a persistent mineral finish.

At A Glance
Country Of Origin Australia
Region Margaret River
Grape Riesling
Vintage 2015
Producer Leeuwin Estate
ABV 12.0%
Style Light-Bodied
Volume 75cl
Closure Screw-cap
Serving Suggestion Serve Chilled
Food Pairing Aperitif, Asian, Fish, Shellfish
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