Leeuwin Estate 'Art Series' Riesling 2021

Leeuwin Estate 'Art Series' Riesling 2021

Leeuwin Estate 'Art Series' Riesling 2021

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Winemaking and Drinking

Leeuwin Estate has established itself as a beacon of excellence in winemaking since its inception in 1974. Among its most revered creations is the 'Art Series' Riesling, a wine that marries the estate's commitment to quality with the unique terroir of its vineyards.

Origins and Vineyard

The story of the Leeuwin Estate 'Art Series' Riesling 2021 begins in the meticulously tended vineyards of Leeuwin Estate. Located in the southern part of Margaret River, the estate benefits from a Mediterranean climate characterized by mild, wet winters and warm, dry summers. This climate, coupled with the gravelly loam soils of the vineyards, creates optimal conditions for growing Riesling grapes of exceptional quality.

The grapes for the 'Art Series' Riesling are sourced exclusively from Leeuwin Estate's own vineyards. These vineyards are carefully managed to ensure low yields and high fruit concentration, reflecting the estate's dedication to producing wines that showcase the best of Margaret River's terroir.

Tasting Notes 

The Leeuwin Estate 'Art Series' Riesling 2021 is a testament to the estate's winemaking prowess. On the nose, vibrant aromas of citrus blossom, lime zest, and jasmine intertwine with subtle hints of flint and minerality. The palate is crisp and refreshing, with flavors of green apple, lemon curd, and a touch of honeyed sweetness balanced by a racy acidity that provides structure and length.

This wine is characterized by its purity and elegance, offering a pristine expression of Margaret River Riesling. The finish is lingering and precise, leaving a lasting impression of freshness and finesse.

Awards and Recognition

The Leeuwin Estate 'Art Series' Riesling 2021 has garnered acclaim both domestically and internationally, reaffirming its status as a benchmark for Australian Riesling. It has been awarded numerous accolades, highlighting its consistent quality and exceptional craftsmanship.

In conclusion, the Leeuwin Estate 'Art Series' Riesling 2021 exemplifies the marriage of tradition, innovation, and terroir that defines Leeuwin Estate's winemaking philosophy. From its origins in the sun-drenched vineyards of Margaret River to its accolades on the global stage, this wine stands as a testament to the dedication and passion of its creators. For enthusiasts of Riesling and connoisseurs alike, experiencing the 'Art Series' Riesling is a journey through the essence of Western Australian winemaking at its finest.

 


Wine TypeWhite wine
ProducerLeeuwin Estate
StateWestern Australia
RegionMargaret River
VarietyRiesling
Year2021
Volume750 mL
Alcohol11%