Shadowfax Geelong Riesling 2018 (Case 6x75cl)

Victoria
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Winemaker: beautiful supple front palate of lime and green apple leading into a fresh line of refreshing Riesling acidity. The palate is framed by some chalkiness and phenolic grip adding interest. A long finish and the lingering pithy citrus leads you back for more. Our 11th vintage of Riesling from this outstanding vineyard is totally delicious as a young wine, but has the intensity and structure to age gracefully through the medium term.

Campbell Mattinson, James Halliday Wine Companion – “Different take on riesling but a good one. It’s cool-headed style, sans rush, where slate, grapefruit and lime-leaf flavours take their time to travel through the palate; we’re out of the rapids here and into the cool flow of the creek. It’s an easy pleasure to take.”

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Zalto Denk-Art Universal Glass

Our next delivery of Zalto is expected to arrive Mid-Late April 2022. 

Please note that our website will be updated with any delivery notifications and when the stock arrives we will contact you to arrange delivery.

The Zalto Universal glass is recommended for richer, oaked Sauvignon Blancs, white Graves or Semillon/Sauvignon blends as well as young and non-vintage Champagne. The Zalto Universal is a very good 'all-rounder', designed for all types of wine but in our opinion may not maximize the potential of certain wines quite as much as the Bordeaux or Burgundy glass.

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Shadowfax Wines

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"For team Shadowfax, Macedon Chardonnay is often their go-to wine. “It displays all the good things in ultra-cool climate Chardonnay; flavour, poise, acid structure and purity. A staple of the Shadowfax brand.” says Alister."

 

Shadowfax Wines are headed by winemaker Alister Timms, their small and innovative winemaking team ensure only the highest quality grapes make it into each and every bottle. Shadowfax’s wines have a strong focus on regionality. Although the winery is based in Werribee, Shadowfax have extensive vineyards in the Macedon Ranges located an hour north west of Melbourne and growing ultra-cool climate Gewurztaminer, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

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Despite being the second smallest state in Australia, Victoria is home to over 600 wineries, more than any other wine-producing state. However, Victoria does not produce the most wine, as rather than producing mass quantities of cheaper wine, its wineries tend to be smaller and more boutique in style. The cool climate here is produced by the coastal areas and this means that a wide range of wines can be made, from stunningly complex Chardonnay and delicate Pinot Noir in the Yarra Valley, to savoury and rich Shiraz from Heathcote and iconic fortified wines from Rutherglen.

Victoria is fast becoming one of our favourite regions with many new producers joining us from here, including Shadowfax, Mulline, and Eastern Peake.

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