Tuesday, 2 April 2013


Rockburn “Tigermoth” Riesling 2012 Central Otago 9%     
N: Specific, focused Riesling bouquet of crisp, fine citrus fruits (zesty skin included), sweet green apples and slightly nutty honeysuckle notes.

P: Off-dry crisp, focused acidity gives a great balance to the generous residual sugar and sweeter fruit attributes. Mineral/soil-like flavours emerge, with a hint of steeliness. Balanced, long finish.
My kind of aperitif, well chilled with chilli prawns and hoisin sauce.
5 Stars (89 points)
The alcohol on the label of this wine is not what it actually is. The label indicates an 11% abv where it is in fact only 9%.

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