Buy of the Week AU

Ian Leamon Riesling 2016, Strathbogie Ranges, AUD $20

Ian Leamon is a Bendigo-based winemaker, whose father Philip established Chateau Le Amon. This youthful, fresh riesling has a subtle aroma of straw, dried herbs and lemon, the palate juicy, soft and rounded, its early approachability enhanced by a hint of sweetness. (Screwcap)

Score: 90 ★★★★ – view Huon’s original tasting

Alcohol: 12.5%

Ageing: drink now to seven years

Food: drink with Whiting fillets baked with riesling, tarragon and butter

Stockists: Winesquare – NSW; La Manna Direct, Essendon Fields – Vic (AU). Not available in New Zealand

Ranked #4 of 18 2016 Riesling from Victoria

Price Benchmark: AUD $24.78 Avg 90pt 2016 Riesling tasted from Australia

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