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2015 Sherwood Estate Waipara Valley New Zealand Riesling

2015 Sherwood Estate Waipara Valley New Zealand Riesling Zoom

This powerful wine offers notes of lemon zest, orange blossom, white peach, candied lemon, honey and tangerine.

Varietal: Riesling Vintage: 2015
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About This Wine

2017 marks the 30th anniversary of Sherwood Estate.

It has been quite a ride for Jill and Dayne Sherwood, who have grown their winery from a very small producer into one of New Zealand’s largest independent, family-owned wineries. For many, “going big” means “going corporate,” but the Sherwoods still proudly manage all aspects of production and the entire commercial process.

“At Sherwood Estate Wines, we grow, harvest, make, bottle, distribute, market and sell our wine throughout New Zealand, Australia and internationally,” Jill Sherwood notes. “This process makes us relatively unique in the New Zealand wine industry, and we are proud of the personal involvement this brings to all aspects of the business.”

Of course, what matters most is what’s in the bottle, and the 2015 Sherwood Estate Riesling captures the true essence of Waipara Valley Riesling. It’s a fresh and crisp wine with powerful flavors, light sweetness and a very long finish.

About Riesling

One of the world's great grapes. Distinctive floral bouquet with balancing acidity. Grows best in cool areas where grapes ripen slowly. Subject to " noble rot", making wines of great richness and sweetness. Low alcohol.

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  • Grape Composition:100% Riesling
  • Grape Source:Waipara Valley Growing Area of New Zealand
  • Aromas & Flavors:Lemon Zest, Orange Blossom, White Peach, Candied Lemon, Honey and Tangerine
  • When to Drink:Now Through 2019
  • Food Pairing Suggestiongrilled beef ribs with a sweet and spicy barbecue sauce.

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    A very crisp and bright Riesling reminiscent of the quality one expects from Europe.

    3/12/2017 Charles Hufman
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Recipes.

6 recipes match for this wine.

  • Scallop Stir Fry It recently was reported that President Barack Obama is a big fan of scallops -- those velvety, succulent treats from the sea. But scallops may not be the first thing you think of when you get the urge to take a wok on the wild side. We predict that will change once you've tried this recipe. It makes 4 servings, and matches beautifully with... Get The Recipe
    Pan Seared Scallops With Ginger Sauce Try this palate-awakening dish with Gewurztraminer, Rieslinga non-oaked Chardonnay. This recipe makes 4 servings. Get The Recipe
    Shrimp &amp Amp Peppers Over Fettucine A delicious spring entree. Shrimp and Peppers over Fettuccine. This recipe makes 2 servings, and is best enjoyed with a glass of white wine... Get The Recipe
    Glazed Lemon Cookies Desserts can be challenging to match with wines, but when the overriding flavor of the treat is lemon, the possibilities multiply. Try these cookies this recipe yields about 38 cookies with Viognier, off-dry Chenin Blanc, Gruner Veltliner, Riesling... Get The Recipe
    Asparagus &amp Amp Morel Salad Summertime is salad time, and any of your favorite white wines would be great matches for this recipe, courtesy of Masa's restaurant in San Francisco. It serves 4. Get The Recipe
  • Tuscan Style Roasted Game Hens If you're looking for a change from turkey, ham this holiday season, try this easy-to-prepare dish that matches well with both white and red wines. It serves 6... Get The Recipe
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