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Alkoomi Riesling, Frankland River
Staff Pick

Alkoomi Riesling, Frankland River - 2019

Item # 13655 750mL
$16.96/ Single Bottle
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$203.52 $183.17/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

A dry Riesling from the Frankland River area of Western Australia. Made from young Riesling vines and full of bright lime fruit on the palate with white peaches. Works wonders with seafood and spicy foods or simply lovely by the glass.

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Staff Pick Notes

Too often, as I walk down the numerous bins full of wines I come to some of our New World sections and think “This region deserves more fans.” That's what led me to write about this wonderful Riesling from Western Australia. Alkoomi originates from a local Aboriginal word meaning “A place we chose,” identifying their promise and hope for this now 105 hectare property. The Frankland River is comprised of gravelly loam soils with climate akin to France’s Bordeaux. Stainless steel fermented and picked during the early morning hours to best reflect the aromatic and delicate qualities of the fruit, this is a dry, medium bodied wine with zippy acidity and flavors of fleshy white stone fruit, lemongrass and grapefruit. This wine need not reach the upper echelon of Germany as it has a prowess all its own.


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