Castle Rock Estate Porongurup Riesling 2018

This is classically styled riesling from Castle Rock Estate in Porongurup, a sub region of Great Southern in Western Australia. Its aroma reminds of lemon and stones, and its palate is dry and has firm, linear acidity. This wine can be approached now or cellared for 5 to 8 years. Rating: Good. Abv: 12%. Price:Continue reading “Castle Rock Estate Porongurup Riesling 2018”

Two refreshing wines; Robert Oatley Finisterre Riesling 2013 and La Bohème Act Two Dry Pinot Noir Rosé 2016

Robert Oatley’s Finisterre riesling is the second very good riesling from Great Southern I’ve tasted in recent times and has a piercing mineral and saline character that I am hoping is an expression of terroir.  The other riesling – an outstanding one at that – was from Frankland Estate (reviewed here). I remain unsure why IContinue reading “Two refreshing wines; Robert Oatley Finisterre Riesling 2013 and La Bohème Act Two Dry Pinot Noir Rosé 2016”

Frankland Estate Riesling 2015

This is an exciting wine.  It is among the best young rieslings I have tasted and is from Frankland Estate in the Frankland River region in Great Southern in Western Australia.  And here I was hoping to buy less wine over the next couple of months … Its aromatics are saline, with a mineral andContinue reading “Frankland Estate Riesling 2015”