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Pike's Clare Hills Riesling - BUY 2 GET 1 FREE

2019 | Australia | South Australia | Clare Valley 750 ml | 11.00 %
  • Tastes like
  • Citrus
  • Floral
  • Honey
  • Good with
  • Fish
  • Shellfish
  • Spicy
  • Its also
  • 90+
¥280
¥420
  • Product details

    New 2019 has arrived! After a series of exceptional vintages, demand is booming… Indulge in the pleasure of an overdue Riesling revival! For a limited time, we are excited to offer you a special deal:

    BUY 2 GET 1 FREE - 2019 CLARE VALLEY RIESLING FROM THE KING NEIL PIKE 

    5 RED STAR RATED WINERY BY JAMES HALLIDAY WINE COMPANION

    Pristine example of the variety and the region! 

    Total value of ¥420, now only ¥280! 

     

    Description:

    Pale green/straw in appearance with typical Clare Valley Riesling characters on show, including  citrus, talc and gentle floral notes. The palate is fresh, dry and mouth filling - the well balanced acidity ensuring a crisp, dry finish. While this Clare Valley Riesling is delicious served well chilled as a refreshing summer drink, it is also great food wine when served.

    About the Winery

    The Pike Family patriach, Henry Pike, emigrated from Dorset to South Australia in 1878 aboard the HMS Oakland. He settled in the small town of Oakbank in the Adelaide Hills and in 1886 established a family business called Pikes Dorset Brewery. In 1972, Henry’s great grandson, Edgar Walter Pike, was well established in the wine industry as a private vigneron and vineyard manager for a large propriety wine company. Edgar’s sons , Neil and Andrew Pike ,both entered the wine industry after graduating from Roseworthy Agricultural College and have established themselves in their respective fields of expertise. They then established ‘Pikes Wines’ in 1984 at ‘Polish Hill River Estate’ in the Polish Hill River sub-region of the beautiful Clare Valley in South Australia. The first Pikes wines were released in the Spring of 1985.

    Variety Description

    Riesling

    Riesling is a white grape variety which originated in the Rhine region of Germany. Riesling is an aromatic grape variety displaying flowery, almost perfumed, aromas as well as high acidity. It is used to make dry, semi-sweet, sweet and sparkling white wines. Riesling wines are usually varietally pure and are seldom oaked.

    Country Description

    Australia

    Wine is produced in every state, with more than 60 designated wine regions however Australia's wine regions are mainly in the southern, cooler parts of the country, with vineyards located in South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania and Queensland. The major grape varieties are predominantly Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Semillon, Pinot noir, Riesling, and Sauvignon blanc. Some of the more famous wine areas include Barossa Valley, Coonawarra, Clare Valley, Hunter Valley and Margret River.

    Region Description

    South Australia

    The South Australian wine industry is responsible for more than half the production of all Australian wine. South Australia has a vast diversity in geography and climate which allows the state to be able to produce a range of grape varieties-from the cool climate Riesling variety in the Clare Valley to the big, full bodied Shiraz wines of the Barossa Valley. Some of Australia's best-known wines like Penfolds Grange, Jacob's Creek, Yalumba and Henschke Hill of Grace are produced here, as well as many of Australia's mass-produced box wines.