Featured White Wine for April – 2021 Mount Horrocks Watervale RieslingPublished on April 12, 2023
Riesling, the temperamental white grape, grows in cool climate wine-producing regions of the world. Its wine is both floral and fruity, with high acidity and a sweetness range that spans from bone-dry to lusciously sweet. Versatile, it can produce styles that range from light and crisp to rich and complex. Wine lovers revere Riesling for its complexity, versatility, and ability to pair with a variety of foods. It is a grape that symbolises wine’s diverse and captivating beauty. Riesling is the grape of the world.
The featured Winecroft white wine for April is the 2021 Mount Horrocks Watervale Riesling. It is from Clare Valley, an hour north of Adelaide, which is famous for its dry, taut, lime-sherbet Rieslings. The Mount Horrocks Clare Valley vineyards are all organic and the wines are vegan and vegetarian friendly, carefully crafted by Stephanie Toole the owner/winemaker. The Watervale Riesling combines delicacy with structure and is remarkably fragrant with lemongrass and fresh cut lime flavours. Mineral-fresh, citrus toned, crisp and juicy with a pure, long finish.
It can be found on the winelist of Quilon, the Michelin-starred Indian restaurant, just around the corner from Buckingham Palace and St. James’ Park in central London.