Penfolds Koonunga Range

Koonunga Hill Autum Riesling


Some of Penfolds finest Riesling parcels in the early 1970 s were bottled under the Autumn Riesling label Current Koonunga Hill vintages acknowledge the inaugural (screw capped) 1971 Autumn Riesling release by closely adhering to the original packaging with a fitting ‘ label and screwcap The Koonunga Hill Autumn Riesling, like its siblings, aims to deliver
the quality, value and consistency for which this range is renowned An expressive, highly aromatic Riesling Floral and citrus notes combine with crisp mouth watering acidity to make this a versatile wine suitable both as an aperitif and as a partner for richer seafood dishes

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Vintage Conditions

Above average winter rainfall in Eden Valley provided good soil moisture profiles leading into spring. Drier conditions prevailed from September through to April which was significantly lower than the long term
average. Spring provided ideal conditions for flowering and fruit set, while the growing season experienced some warm spells, with twelve summer days recorded above 35 C Healthy canopies shielded the grapes from adversity, and with careful use of supplementary irrigation the grapes were able to ripen evenly across blocks The 2018 vintage quality was exceptional, with lovely varietal flavour and refreshing natural acidity

Appellation: Eden Valley
Varieties: 92% Riesling, 8% Traminer
Vintage: 2018

ALC: 12.5 | pH: 2.93 | TA: 6.9 g/l

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