Buy of the Week AU

Thorn-Clarke Sandpiper Riesling 2017, Eden Valley, AUD $20

A bright, bold riesling which is easy to enjoy young but also has a fine track record for ageing. Green lime and fresh herb aromas, delicate and yet intense in the mouth, with a juicy core of fruit-sweetness which augments its early approachability. (Screwcap)

Score: 91 ★★★★ – view Huon’s original tasting

Alcohol: 11%

Ageing: drink now to eight years

Food: Pan-fried flathead fillets with chopped herbs and a squeeze of lemon

Stockists: Thorn-Clarke Wines; Kemeny’s, Bondi – NSW; LaManna Supermarket, Essendon – Vic (AU); EuroVintage, Auckland (NZ distributors)

Ranked #7 of 15 2017 Riesling from Eden Valley

Price Benchmark: AUD $22.67 Avg 91pt 2017 Riesling tasted from Australia

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