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Frankland Estate Riesling Poison Hill 2012

Frankland Estate Riesling Poison Hill 750ml 2012       
Sku: 1819832

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Established in 1988 by Barrie Smith and Judi Cullam, Frankland Estate is a family owned and operated winery located in the cool climate region of Frankland River, Western Australia. The family’s main enterprise is sheep and wool production - Isolation Ridge Vineyard is situated within their 3,000 acre property and is planted on a regional mix of ironstone and limonite cemented sand, colloquially called coffee rock. This 74 acre vineyard was planted in 1988 and is certified organic by ACO (Australian Certified Organics). Winemaker Judi Cullam is assisted by her children, viticulturalist Elizabeth Smith and operational manager, Hunter Smith. Fruit for the Rocky Gully wines and the single vineyard Rieslings is sourced from certified organic growers in the Frankland River.

Tasting notes
Elements of orange blossom, wet stone, citrus and honeysuckle are laced with minerality and lifted acidity on the long and dry finish.

Rating
 Wine Advocate 92 points (Aug 2013)
The 2012 Poison Hill Riesling entices with a wonderfully perfumed nose of lime cordial, honeysuckle, white peaches and coriander seed with hints of wet stones and white pepper. Dry, light-bodied and ethereally delicate in the mouth, it offers a great intensity of citrus flavors and well balanced acidity through the satisfyingly persistent finish. Drink it 2014 to 2022+.
 Wine Enthusiast 90 points (Sep 2013)
The most aromatically complex of the FE 2012 Rieslings, the Poison Hill offers beguiling scents of tangerine sherbet and Earl Grey tea. It’s almost too perfumy for its soft, medium-bodied structure and slightly dusty-textured finish, but those floral elements are also its appeal. Drink now-2020+.

Technical notes
Alcohol: 10.5%

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Country: Australia
Region: West Australia
Grape Varietal: Riesling
Type: Still wine
 
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