2020 Rippon Jeunesse Young Vine Riesling

It's all about the soils, a striking Riesling with purity and a minerality, rarely seen in NZ..

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Elsewhere $31.99
$28.99
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Store Stock Level*
Lunn Ave Superstore Medium
Constellation Drive Superstore Medium

* Pick up time will be in two hours if your products are available at your store of choice. If your products need to be transferred from another store then pick up will be midday the next working day (provided your order was placed before 4.30pm)

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Further Information

Brand Rippon Vineyard
Region Central Otago
Varietal Riesling
Size 750ml
Alcohol % 12.5%
Vintage 2020
Country New Zealand
Certified Organic
Organically Grown
Biodynamic Certified
Vegan
Vegetarian

Description

Rippon is all about the massive slab of metamorphic schist rock that abides beneath the vineyard. With over 30 years of winegrowing now to draw on with first Rolf and now Nick and Jo Mills, this new generation are mastering the art of making fantastic wines from both old and young vines. Jeunesse literally translates as ‘Young vines’ where this Riesling still gets all the love and attention in the vineyard and winery, and where we get to benefit from the lesser price tag. One sip and you will be hooked.

Smells

Wet rock, lemon zest, white flowers and nougat.

Tastes

Lime juice freshly crushed in a mortar and pestle made of schist, the soil and the energy of the site is evident in this taut and linear Riesling. Enjoy in its youth or cellar for 10 years with confidence. Serve with fresh oysters or your favourite creamy, cheese selection.

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