Alkoomi "Black Label" Riesling, Frankland River
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Alkoomi "Black Label" Riesling, Frankland River - 2022

Item # 42847 750mL

This dry Riesling from estate grown fruit and the free run juice of each parcel is fermented separately.The resulting wine is a fine tuned blend created from parcels including the original planting of 1971, through to a block of Geisenheim clone, planted in 2003.

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Aboriginal for "a place we chose," Alkoomi has been a family affair since 1946 in the isolated but thriving southwest corner of Western Australia. They produce a wide variety of wines, and even make high quality olive oil. Their Black Label Riesling is a terrific way to get acquainted with their offerings, delivering the goods the way a great dry Riesling should. Beautiful pale straw color in the glass, zesty citrus, and subtle notes of petrol on the nose with a noticeably bright acidity on the palate. A touch more tropical than your average riesling, but in the best way and without entering sauvignon blanc territory. It's a very enjoyable food pairing wine (think veggie tacos or scallion pancakes) but is lively enough to be your apéritif, and in my opinion will age nicely as well.

- MM



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