2021 Mischief Waipara Riesling
Things that make you go mmm... Lush notes of fresh lemon and lime, hints of melon, and mouth-watering minerality. A sneaky hit of barrel ferment gives richness and depth, balanced with Mischief's typical crisp finish. What more do you need?
Alc: 12.0%; Residual Sugar: 16g/L
Wine Orbit: Youthfully charming and elegantly fragrant, the bouquet shows Gala apple, fresh fig, kaffir lime and a hint of spice notes, followed by a finely focused palate delivering whispering sweetness and vibrant acidity. Wonderfully structured and refined with a lengthy linear finish. Style: Off-dry. At its best: now to 2029. 94/100, 5 Stars.
Cam Douglas MS: Very fresh with a varietal lift, aromas of sweet lime and just picked green apple then highlights of honeysuckle and lime-flower. Off-dry on the palate with a moderate level of sweetness, contrasting acidity then flavours of honeysuckle, citrus and apple. Balanced, fresh, youthful and ready. best drinking from 2021 through 2028+. 92/100.