Konrad Dry Riesling Marlborough 2015

Konrad Dry Riesling Marlborough 2015

Retail Price (inc. GST) (750ml)

Per Bottle: $39.27 24.43

Wine Profile

Aroma Notes-
TASTING NOTES A brilliant pale straw green colour. This Riesling shows the aroma of lemon, lime and apple blossom and a lovely mineral earthiness to accentuate the floral aromatics. The palate is taut and dry with just a hint of residual sugar to balance the wine’s acid spine. Flavours of mandarin, lemon and lime run through the mid-palat...
  • Year 2012 | 2015
  • Colour White
  • Country New Zealand
  • Region Marlborough
  • Type Wine
  • Classification None
  • Appellation Marlborough
  • Grapes/Blend Riesling
  • Country New Zealand
  • Bottle Size 750
  • LWIN 1989128

Konrad

Konrad. Konrad Wines is fully owned by the Hengstler family, Konrad, Sigrun and their two sons, Conrad and Carlo.The Hengstlers originally migrated from Germany to Melbourne in Australia, where they settled for a period of over 20 years. While travelling through New Zealand, Konrad discovered Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and was immediately attracte...

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  • Lentils with smoked ham
  • Malay Lamb Korma
  • Grilled Vegetables
  • Seafood
  • Salads
  • Earthy
  • Apple Blossom
  • Lime
  • Lemon

The Grape/Blend

Riesling

RieslingApples, peaches, apricots, minerals and earthIf white wine grapes held a popularity contest, there is a fair chance that Riesling would take the crown, or certainly be in the top three. Originally from the Rhine region of Germany, this late-ripening and high maintenance grape makes some excellent fruity and mineral wines.Riesling wasn’t always considered a white wine darling and has endured a pretty grim reputation since the 1980s as an overly sweet wine. Luckily, this isn’t the case anymore and a new enthusiasm has spread worldwide among sommeliers and wine aficionadas.Some of the fin

The Producer

Konrad

Konrad. Konrad Wines is fully owned by the Hengstler family, Konrad, Sigrun and their two sons, Conrad and Carlo.The Hengstlers originally migrated from Germany to Melbourne in Australia, where they settled for a period of over 20 years. While travelling through New Zealand, Konrad discovered Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and was immediately attracted to this outstanding wine. From that point, the decision to move to Marlborough and become involved in the wine industry was an easy one.The family planted their first vines in 1996 and produce a range of wines from their two vineyards in the Wairau...


The Region

Marlborough

Marlborough put New Zealand on the international wine stage with its exquisite Sauvignon Blanc in the 1980s.Over 20,000ha of vines (around 2/3 of the national total) are under the care of local wine producers, making it the country's largest wine region.Marlborough wineries offer a huge range of varieties, from exquisite Pinot Noir to intense Chardonnay, and vivacious aromatics.  The diverse soils and meso-climates are revealing exciting new sub-regions, and it is within these unique sub-regions that Marlborough’s future lies.Southern ValleysWrapping around the surrounding hills the ...


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