Clare Val­ley, SA

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - TASTE - 2013 WATER­VALE RIES­LING $ 18

12.2 per cent Flo­ral, lime blos­som- like aro­mas be­fore a soft and del­i­cate palate with slightly muted cit­rus fl avours and gen­tle acid­ity, mak­ing for a pleas­antly fresh and easy- drink­ing sum­mery drop. Chill well. TAR AND ROSES 2013 LEWIS RIES­LING $ 25

Nagam­bie/ Strath­bo­gie, Vic

13.5 per cent A tangier, more vi­brant drop than the Jim Barry with sug­ges­tions of a lime fruit tingle- like ef­fer­ves­cence in the mouth, the palate lifted to­wards the fi nish by a pop­u­lar touch of fruit sweet­ness bal­anced with fresh acid­ity. Again, chill well. BEST’S GREAT WESTERN 2012 TREVOR MAST TRIB­UTE RIES­LING $ 34

Great Western, Vic

13.0 per cent A beau­ti­ful blossomy and cit­rusy num­ber, vi­brant and el­e­gant with in­tense lime aro­mas giv­ing way to a bas­ket­ful of ripe trop­i­cal fruits in the mouth, lovely re­fresh­ing acid­ity and a lin­ger­ing, de­li­ciously fl avour­some, just off- dry fi nish. SEVENHILL 2011 ST FRAN­CIS XAVIER RIES­LING $ 35

Clare Val­ley, SA

12.5 per cent In­tensely juicy lime fl oral aro­mat­ics be­fore a more re­strained palate show­ing more grape­fruit than lime- like at this stage. All beau­ti­fully struc­tured and bal­anced around a min­er­ally acid core with years of im­prove­ment and de­vel­op­ment ahead.

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