Production: – Crushed and pressed immediately then cold settled for 36 hours. The clean juice was fermented at 11oC for six weeks period to help maintain the fresh fruit aromas and flavours.
Colour: – Pale lemon
Nose: – Fragrant fruit with Lime and Lemon aromas
Palate: – Clean, crisp and attractively flavoured with a vibrant, lingering finish. The citrus fruit flavours are ‘up front’ and the crisp, pleasant body is balanced with a clean and vibrant finish.
Food: – Serve with lightly spiced aromatic food, Seafood or Asian dishes.
Ageing: – Enjoy this as a fresh young wine.
Variety: – 100% Riesling
Harvest: – 12 March 2019
Wine Analysis: – 11.5% Alc pH 2.98 Total Acid = 8..00g/l
Gallagher Wines, is located at Jeir, (near Murrumbateman) and is run by Greg and Libby Gallagher. Recently their daughter, Lauren, has joined the team.
Greg has won many national and international awards for the wines he has made, including the LA Times award for “Best Cabernet”, the New York Wine Experience award for “Best International Red Wine”, and the Decanter (UK) award for the “Best Rhone and Rhone Style Wine”. Greg has also been awarded the trophies for Best Sparkling Wine in Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.
The Gallagher Riesling has won the ‘Top Gold’ twice in the Canberra District Wine Shows and was rated by one of Australia’s top wine critics as amongst the best in Australia with a 96 point award for the 2011. The 2017 Riesling was awarded 4 Trophies, including Best In Show, in the International Riesling Challenge. The 2018 was also awarded Gold in the 2018 International Riesling Challenge as well as the top gold in the Australian Cool Climate Wine Show.