Estate Range

2013 Mount Riley Gewurztraminer

Mount Riley's Estate Range (pictured right) is great quality and value. Each wine in this range is fresh with pure, vibrant fruit flavours and aromas.

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  • Awards

    Pure Elite Gold Medal - Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2013
    Gold Medal - International Aromatic Wine Competition 2013
    Silver Medal - New Zealand International Wine Show 2013

  • Reviews

    5 Stars - Winestate Magazine 2014
    "Best Buy" - Cuisine Magazine 2014

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The grapes for this wine were grown in our Omaka Valley Vineyard of Marlborough. A long and dry summer led to perfect ripening conditions and resulted in fruit with excellent aromatics, intense flavour and great retention of natural acidity.

We harvested the fruit at night in cool temperatures to preserve the wonderful flavours and aromatics. The grapes were gently pressed and the juice settled prior to fermentation. 10% was fermented in barrel to accentuate texture and complexity in the wine. The remainder was fermented in stainless steel tanks at cool temperatures to retain the bright, varietal aromatics