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  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035

The Story

Traditionale makes a lovely drink as a youngster, but will definitely improve in the bottle for 6-10 years + for those who like Riesling with a little age. I am yet to discover a better Oyster wine than young, dry Clare Valley Riesling. 

Aroma:A very attractive aroma dominated by lemon/lime/citrus nuances and maybe some yellow peach. Flecks of bath powder and wet slate are also in the mix.   

Palate:Fresh, crisp and dry; the palate is brimming with the lemon/lime/slate characters mentioned above, all nicely balanced by bright acidity that provides much of the drive to the finish.  

 

 

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This is one of the best of the recent releases. Offers lovely youthful riesling aromas – a mix of spice, lemon, soapstone and grapefruit. There is good balance and impressive concentration. Very good length. This is moving through its transition stage. A moderately warm year. 92
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Adelaide Hills, South Australia

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 Ken Gargett, Wine Writer (Australia)  tasted  ‘Traditionale’ Riesling 2006  ( Pikes )

"This is one of the best of the recent releases. Offers lovely youthful riesling aromas – a mix of spice, lemon, soapstone and grapefruit. There is good balance and impressive concentration. Very good length. This is moving through its transition stage. A moderately warm year.
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