Palliser EstateRiesling 2022Product code: 16668
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Palliser Estate Riesling is a high-quality New Zealand white wine that showcases the unmistakable characteristics of the grape variety. This wine has a bright and sparkling appearance, with a pale golden color and green hues. It boasts an intensely aromatic nose full of citrus, floral, and mineral notes, and a subtle hint of sweetness. On the palate, Palliser Estate Riesling delights with a vibrant and refreshing acidity that balances its natural sweetness, resulting in a superbly well-balanced and elegant taste. This wine pairs exceptionally well with spicy Asian dishes, seafood and salads, making it a perfect choice for a summer day or a dinner party with friends.
A clear and precise nose showing freshly squeezed limes, Granny Smith apple, white flowers and wet river stone. Palate - Dry, crisp and piercing on entry, the mid-palate gives a nod to refreshing summer glasses of Roses lime cordial, a floral lift and pleasing fruit sweetness driving the taut, mineral-infused finish. A classic iteration of dry Riesling that showcases Martinborough’s unique alluvial terroir.
About the Winery
The story of the Palliser Estate is a narrative that talks about the people, their lands, and the way they handle and manage them. The winery’s wines deliver the tale of the process the workers use to ensure the taste and quality of their products. Palliser Estate serves as one of the premium wine companies and brands of New Zealand. The winery’s name connects to the honour and fame of Cape Palliser, glorifying the pioneering spirit of the region. The wines it produces help to deliver and uphold the promise of being the top in the world.
The history of Palliser Estate goes back several decades. Their first vineyards got planted in 1984, with the first harvest of their grapes in 1989. Today, the vineyards owned by the winery lie in the famous and favourable wine-growing region of Martinborough. The plots spread across an extensive area, almost reaching up to 92 hectares. Pallister Estate produces Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir primarily. A few other grapevine varieties they plant and grow consist of Riesling, Chardonnay, and Pinot Gris.
A total of 85 hectares of the land possessed by the winery is of ultra-premium standard and level. The wines of Palliser Estate reflect and express the character and nature of the terroir of their grapevines. The workers and staff work with the philosophy and principle of producing drinks of the highest distinction, style, and quality. It becomes evident through the colossal number of awards that the winery bags and brings home by winning various and numerous competitions.
Over the years, Palliser Estate has not focused on the flagship of a single varietal of grapevine. Nevertheless, its Sauvignon Blanc varieties have managed to set a significant benchmark. In addition to that, the winery’s Pinot Noir has become a part of New Zealand’s heavyweights.