Villiera Rhine Riesling 2007

The wine is off dry in style, and it demonstrates the elegance and finesse that is typical of the variety. The intense bouquet displays dried apricot and cinnamon with a hint of cloves.

variety : Riesling | 100% Rhine Riesling
winery : Villiera Wines
winemaker : Jeff Grier
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 12.71 % vol  rs : 5.9 g/l  pH : 3.09  ta : 6.8 g/l  
type : White  style : Off Dry  body : Medium  taste : Mineral  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

  • Villiera's 1984 Rhine Riesling was judged 'Best Wine On Show' at the 1988 Gault et Millaud Paris Wine Olympiad.
  • 1997: Veritas Awards - Gold Medal
  • 1999: Selected for SAA Business Class, Veritas Awards - Silver Medal
  • 2000: Veritas Awards - Silver Medal
  • 2002: John PLATTER Wine Guide - 4 Stars
  • 2006: SA Trophy Wine Show - Bronze Medal, Selected for Wine of the Month Club
  • 2009: Veritas Awards - Silver Medal
  • ageing : Although the wine is drinkable now, it will mature for up to six years from vintage.

    in the vineyard : Villiera, a family run winery, is situated in the Stellenbosch region, where the prevailing Mediterranean climate favours, the growing of vines. We are a pioneering quality wine company committed to preserving the environment and we have been rewarded with membership to the Biodiversity of Wine Initiative.

    Our aim is to reflect the specific character of the "terroir", as well as the unique characteristics of each vintage in our wines. We also commit ourselves to ongoing education and upliftment of our staff and their families.

    about the harvest: This Rhine Riesling was made from fruit picked at optimum ripeness with limited botrytis influence

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