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A Beautifully Flavoured White

1 Comment 14 September 2010

2009 Riesling

Tingleup Vineyard, Great Southern, Western Australia

Tesco Finest Range £8.49

Western Australia really is making its mark over here. For a long time we hardly saw its wines and the excuse was ‘there isn’t enough to export’. New vineyards now mean good supplies of beautifully flavoured, fairly prices reds and, especially, whites. This is gentler than some Aussie Rieslings, but the flavours are tangy – lemon and lime zest, orange juice acidity and underripe white peach with slightly sweet stewed apple flesh.

Taken from Oz Clarke 250 Best Wines 2011, publishing in October 2010 £7.99

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  1. Tesco Finest Tingleup Riesling - Whats The Best Wine | Whats The Best Wine - 03. Sep, 2013

    [...] Western Australia used to be mean with its wine – you hardly ever saw any over here. But now new vineyards are producing good priced, tasty wines.  Tesco Finest Tingleup Riesling is fresh, floral and bright with citrus fruit. As with all Rieslings, this white goes down a treat with spicy food. Read Review [...]

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