2020 Platinum Edition Riverland Arinto

$35.00

Native to Portugal

Arinto might be the new kid on the block in Australia, but is set to be the next darling variety of consumers and winemaker alike. There is so much to love here…

With its steely backbone and racy acidity, Arinto is fresh flavoursome and expressive with layers of texture and complexity.

Tasting Notes

Pale straw in colour with a rose petal and ripe pear bouquet. Arinto is fresh flavoursome and expressive with layers of texture and complexity.

Colour

Pale to medium straw.

Aroma

Rose petal, ripe pear with subtle herbal notes.

Palate

Pear, bath salts, viscosity and subtle phenolics offer layers of texture, with balanced acidity adding freshness and poise.

Food Match

Sardines with roasted heirloom tomatoes or toasted sour dough or spicy pan seared snapper.

Winemaker Notes

The fruit was harvested during the cool of the night before being gently pressed to cold settle. The pressings were fermented in small format old barrels, with the free run undergoing the majority of fermentation in stainless steel before partial transfer to barrel to add spice and texture. The wine as then matured on lees prior to filtration and bottling.

Awards

Trophy Winner – 2020 Platinum Edition Arinto
Queensland Wine Challenge Emerging Varieties

Gold Medal – 2020 Platinum Edition Arinto
Women’s Wine & Spirits Awards

Gold Medal – 2020 Platinum Edition Arinto
China Wine and Spirits Awards 2021
95pts – Halliday Wine Companion 2022

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2020 Zilzie Platinum Edition Arinto

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