2012 Pikes Riesling
Riesling - 750ML
2012 Pikes Riesling
  • JH 95
  • WA 92
  • VN 92
  • WS 91

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Reg: $24.94

$18.94

This product is
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JH 95
James Halliday, August 2012
The '12 vintage had one overarching feature of high quality riesling in its traditional strongholds of the Clare and Eden Valleys, yet its expression varied considerably from one maker to the next. Here lime juice...   The '12 vintage had one overarching feature of high quality riesling in its traditional strongholds of the Clare and Eden Valleys, yet its expression varied considerably from one maker to the next. Here lime juice flavours leap out of the glass, coating the mouth, yet supported by fine acidity.  
WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2013
The 2012 Traditionale Riesling offers lovely and a little exotic citrus fruit aromas with lemon-lime, zest, some crushed stones and white pepper with nuances of dill seed and honeysuckle. Crisp, clean and dry, the palate...   The 2012 Traditionale Riesling offers lovely and a little exotic citrus fruit aromas with lemon-lime, zest, some crushed stones and white pepper with nuances of dill seed and honeysuckle. Crisp, clean and dry, the palate is more forward than usual but still a bit tight throughout the long and zingy finish. It is approachable but will drink best from 2014 to 2022+. - LPB  
VN 92
Vinous, July 2013
Bright straw. Vibrant, mineral-accented aromas of orange, pear skin and white flowers, with a gingery topnote. Dry and sharply focused, offering incisive citrus fruit and floral flavors that are underscored by chalky...   Bright straw. Vibrant, mineral-accented aromas of orange, pear skin and white flowers, with a gingery topnote. Dry and sharply focused, offering incisive citrus fruit and floral flavors that are underscored by chalky minerality. Finishes dry and long, with resonating orange zest and jasmine qualities. 12% alcohol here. - Josh Raynolds  
WS 91
Wine Spectator, July 2013
Light and silky, with pretty pear and quince flavors set on a delicate frame that lets the finish play out with finesse. Shows depth and delicacy. Drink now through 2020.
Category Description
Color & Type White
Varietal Riesling
Country Australia
Region South Australia
Sub-region Clare Valley
Vintage 2012
Size 750ML