2015 Bream Creek Riesling
Cracka Value Rating
David Boon, Boags, Tasmanian Tigers and... Riesling?
That's the possible progression of great Tasmanian things if this wine is anything to go by. It's a juicy style of Riesling yes, also a dry one, straddling the ripeness fence to give something for the whole family (that should also get even better with a little more bottle age).
Made from vines over 40 years old, this wine has a rich nose, showing lime pith, lemon fruits and a touch of talc perfume. The palate reveals vibrant lemon juice, lime pith balanced against taut and lively Tasmanian acidity, resulting in a wine with excellent length and a crisp, refreshing finish. It is perfectly suited to fresh Tasmanian seafood and spicy Asian cuisine.
expert reviews about
2015 Bream Creek Riesling
A vivid example of what a year's development can do for Tasmanian riesling; now totally gorgeous, with layers of ripe Bickford's lime juice framed by Tasmanian acidity, giving the wine tremendous length.Drink by 2020
Light straw-green; has beeswax and honey on the bouquet, then a long, lingering sweet-fruited palate; won’t let go; good aftertaste.
There s a decidedly flinty edge here. This has a fully ripe set of fruits that merge into exotic stone fruit and tropical territory, mango and musk, apple blossom too _ complex stuff. The palate s full and fleshy with plenty of weight, hints of spice, fresh apple and citrus fruits, peach too. Really long and settled already.NowGood Wine Guide
Bright straw-green; has considerable depth and length to its ripe lime juice flavours; good balance and a great future.To 2019Australian Wine Companion 2011
Australian Wine Companion 2011 2010
A decidedly Rheingau-like nose, with spiced apple and apple blossom aroma, really spicy; some green melon too. The palate has long ripe green melon and citrus flavour - this has a convincing style about it, finishing on a precisely polished mineral line. Acid has the last word.The Penguin Good Australian Wine Guide 2010 2009
Clean, crisp, minerally; good line, length and balance to a wine with delicacy and finesse.Australian Wine Companion 2010 2009
Has literally blossomed over the last 12 months. Fine, delicate and pure apple and citrus blossom aromas, then a long, fine and very intense palate.Australian Wine Companion 2007 2006
Light green-yellow; crisp, dry and minerally aromas have a faint tinge of lime blossom in the background, and those delicate blossom and passionfruit characters come through on the attractive, albeit light, palate.Australian Wine Companion 2003 2002
other wines by Bream Creek