Delish dry riesling

Foxes-Island-Dry-Riesling-2011Foxes Island 2011 Dry Riesling, Marlborough NZD $30

Creamy, concentrated Riesling with just a hint of fruit sweetness that is neatly balanced by chalky acidity to give a little tension and a drying finish. Lime, wild flowers and oyster shell mineral characters are evident. Still quite youthful with good cellaring potential. (Screwcap)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view on

Alcohol: 11.5%

Ageing: now-2021

Food match: King prawns, lemon, gremolata

Suppliers: Foxes Island, Auckland

Ranked #12 of 57 2011 Riesling tasted from Marlborough

Price Benchmark: NZD $31.67 Avg 95pt 2011 Riesling tasted from New Zealand

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