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2019 Jim Barry Riesling "Watervale"

Jim Barry 2019 Watervale Riesling

Winery: Jim Barry

Vintage: 2019

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Watervale"

Wine Category: Riesling

Grape blend: 100% Riesling

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Clare Valley

State or country: Australia

Price: $15

Cases produced: 500

KWG Score: 90.5 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: September 27, 2020

Wine Review: This is an easy drinking, dry-styled Australian Riesling, which is pale straw colored. It has aromas of lemon, talc, orange peel, light florals and a subtle hint of petrol. On the palate, it is light bodied with high acidity and is crisp and elegant, with flavors of lemon-lime, grapefruit, gentle oak, stony minerality and peach pit. The extended finish is dry with crushed gravel notes. I think this Riesling would age well with the amount of acidity it has. It would go well with shrimp Pad Thai. - Mark

Winemaker Notes: This wine displays a straw color in the glass. Aromas of citrus rind and brown lime, with a hint of rock melon and floral notes. On the palate, there is great citrus drive, with lemon and lime zest and grapefruit flavors. A firm but fleshy line with a long finish of white florals and wet stone. A mouthwatering, classic Watervale Riesling.

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