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Grosset Polish Hill Riesling 2014

Winery: Grosset
Region: Clare Valley
Wine: Polish Hill Riesling
Variety: Riesling
Vintage: 2014
UOM: 750ml

"The eight hectare Polish Hill vineyard is at 460 metres altitude and just five kilometres from Springvale as the crow flies (but eleven kilometres by car). The infertile, shaley soil is slightly acidic and its topsoil has a clay and shale crust. The vines have to work harder than those at Springvale and so produce smaller distinctly flavoured and concentrated berries.

The 2014 Grosset Polish Hill Riesling surprises with voluminous lemon blossom aromas bursting from the glass. Then it’s supple and round initially on the palate giving a delightful mouthfeel before the more characteristic power and tight, steely structure kicks in reminding you that this is Polish Hill. The primary flavours are more evident than is often the case with wonderfully pure lime juice and lemongrass before a finish that has a surprising softness. Certainly, there’s refreshingly dry and vibrant cleansing acidity and some shaley minerality on a finish of remarkable persistence and length. Cellar 6-20 Years" - Jeffrey Grosset

"Grosset Polish Hill riesling with a bit of flesh.

Pale straw-green, good amount of pulpy lime flavour, exceptionally dry, slatey finish and thrilling length. Weight of flavour but undeniably structural/architectural. Gravitas. Commands attention. 95 Points/Drink 2015-2024+" - Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front

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