Penfolds Bin 51 Riesling 2018
Eden Valley's high altitude and cool climate ensures Riesling with capacity for long-term cellaring and the 2018 vintage quality was exceptional, with lovely varietal flavour and natural acidity.
The lime and citrus palate is augmented by just ripe Granny Smith apples, cucumber granita and traces of juniper berry. It features a distinct chalky acid presence yet ideally balanced so as not to intrude or distract. It is truly imminently drinkable.
How to enjoy
More Information Food Pairing Baked Snapper Serving Temp 7 - 14 degrees Standard Drinks 7.1 Alcohol Volume % 12 Variety Riesling Region South Australia Vintage 2018 Country Australia Closure Screw Cap Size 750ml Brand Penfolds
- "A spectacular Eden Valley Riesling with geosmine-like energy and freshness." 97 points, Andrew Caillard MW
- Enjoy now or cellar up to 2028
- 95 points - James Halliday and Campbell Mattinson
Andrew Caillard MW
Vintage 2018 - Pale colour. Fresh rainwater, verbena, lime aromas with rose petal notes. Beautifully balanced wine with fresh lime, bitter lemon, grapefruit flavours, fine looseknit chalky textures, superb mid-palate buoyancy and long indelible yet quartz-like acidity. Intensely aromatic and generously flavoured with a really lovely core of pure fruit and clarity of line. A spectacular Eden Valley Riesling with geosmine-like energy and freshness. Will further develop with age. 97 points – 12% alcohol – Drink Now -2050
Vintage 2018 - A fragrant and floral riesling of generous palate ripeness, stone fruit succulence and honeysuckle complexity. This is a ripe vintage for Bin 51, marked by grainy phenolic structure. One to drink young. Drink 2017-2018.