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Penfolds Koonunga Hill Autumn Riesling 2021 (6x 750mL) Screwcap.

$15.99 per Bottle
$95.94 per pack
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Some of Penfolds finest riesling parcels in the early 1970s were bottled under the Autumn Riesling label.

Current Koonunga Hill vintages acknowledge the inaugural 1971 Autumn Riesling release by closely adhering to the original packaging with a fitting ‘retro’ label and screwcap.

The Koonunga Hill Autumn Riesling, like its siblings, aims to deliver the quality, value and consistency for which this range is renowned.

An expressive, highly aromatic riesling. Floral and citrus notes combine with crisp mouthwatering acidity to make this a versatile wine suitable both as an aperitif and as a partner for richer seafood dishes.

Region:
SA - Other South Australian
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour:

Light straw with light green hues.

Nose:

A highly aromatic floral sensation!

Oriental flower garden – hibiscus, Asiatic lilies and jasmine. Very subtle toast (light crème brulée) with honeysuckle blossom. Finishing with hints of guava and fresh lime juice.

Palate:

Pure varietal riesling showing limey citrus, cumquat and poached apple with hints of fresh white grapefruit.

A hint of residual sugar is braced by lovely well integrated acidity giving great balance.

There’s a flavourful viscosity along with pithy phenolics to add texture and length to the palate.

Winery Profile

Australia's winemaking history of less than two hundred years is brief by European measures though, like Europe, punctuated by periods of extreme success and difficult times. From the earliest winemaking days Penfolds has figured prominently and few would argue the importance of Penfolds' influence on Australia's winemaking psyche.

Without the influence of Penfolds the modern Australian wine industry would look very different indeed. Sitting comfortably outside of fad and fashion, Penfolds has taken Australian wine to the world on a grand stage and forged a reputation for quality that is without peer.

Penfolds' reputation for making wines of provenance and cellaring potential might suggest a mantle of tradition and formality is the preferred attire of a company with so much history to defend. But to label Penfolds as simply an established and conventional winemaker, would be to confuse tradition with consideration and to overlook the innovative spirit that has driven Penfolds since its foundation, and continues to find expression in modern times.

If there is anything traditional about Penfolds, it is the practice of constantly reviewing the wines it already does well, and continuously evolving and refining styles as vineyards mature and access to ever older and more varied vineyard sites improves.

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Other Information

  • 2021 vintage
  • 6 x 750mL Bottles
  • SA - Other South Australian, South Australia
  • Screwcap closure
  • 12% alc.
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We’ll despatch your product the next working day! Depending on your location, you can expect delivery anywhere between 2 and 5 working days from payment date.


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