Frankland Estate Isolation Ridge Riesling 2014

Western Australia
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£20.50 per bottle
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97 Points - James Halliday

Light straw-green; an exceptionally scented, blossom-filled bouquet, including wild flowers as well as citrus and apple; a very intense, juicy and sculptured palate, with squeaky acidity running throughout. Likely to have a very low pH, and has a commensurately long palate and lingering aftertaste.

97 Points - James Suckling

A wine that has now become so consistently great, it is a liquid tribute to the dedication of the Cullam family, to their vineyard and winemaking; this 2014 is no exception. The nose is reminiscent of lime juice on crushed rocks and for a Riesling lover that is basically aromatic nirvana - there are some gentle florals and a spicy edge too. The palate has deep-set power and striking purity; it draws deep and then fires like an arrow in a straight lime-drenched line of tangy citrus flavor, holding long, nailing the target. Exhilarating now, this will age for more than a decade without raising a sweat.

Taste & Aroma

Score:97

A wine that has now become so consistently great, it is a liquid tribute to the dedication of the Cullam family, to their vineyard and winemaking; this 2014 is no exception. The nose is reminiscent of lime juice on crushed rocks and for a Riesling lover that is basically aromatic nirvana - there are some gentle florals and a spicy edge too. The palate has deep-set power and striking purity; it draws deep and then fires like an arrow in a straight lime-drenched line of tangy citrus flavor, holding long, nailing the target. Exhilarating now, this will age for more than a decade without raising a sweat.

James Suckling

Producer

Frankland Estate, Frankland River, Western Australia

Region

Glassware

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