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2017 Riverby Cicada Marlborough Gewurztraminer

2017 Riverby Cicada Marlborough Gewurztraminer

2017 Riverby Cicada Marlborough Gewurztraminer

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93+ Points
A very typical and satisfying Gewurz: sweet (but not too sweet), floral and waxy with a fresh finish. Cicada from Riverby Estate has a proven track record with Marlborough's local specialty - beautiful aromatics - as evidenced by the stellar reviews for this one. But this super-value wine is not made every year -- so try it now.

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$19.99 in mixed 6+ or $22.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Gewurztraminer

Its Origins

A major factor in Riverby’s success is the total control over all grape production on the single estate vineyard. A significant portion of the vineyard consists of vines with considerable age and this is complemented by slightly younger vines utilising modern clones. This combination of vine age and meticulous clonal selection is readily apparent in the high quality fruit being produced. Vines were first planted in 1989; on land that had previously been used for cropping and sheep farming. Further plantings have continued over the years, until now over 70 hectares are planted out in Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Semillon, and Syrah. The most recent planting is of Gruner Veltliner. As part of Riverby’s focus on viticultural excellence, yields are kept very low and several varieties are handpicked. Sustainable grape-growing techniques are practiced throughout the whole grape-growing and winemaking cycle.

What The Critics Say

93/100 Wine Orbit, Sam Kim

"Classically expressed and beautifully fragrant, the bouquet shows mango, lychee, rose petal, subtle spice and potpourri aromas, leading to a delectably flavoured palate that is generously textured and fruited. The wine delivers layers of silky texture and succulent fruit flavours, finishing smooth and lingering. $25.00. Sept 2018." Drink 2018 - 2021

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Gewurztraminer

  • Colour

    White

  • Region

    Marlborough

  • Closure

    Cap

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Maturity

    2018 - 2021

This Wine Goes Well With

with ASIAN FOOD
with INDIAN CUISINE

Taste

3

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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