Bream Creek Old Vine Reserve Riesling 6pk 2018
Tasmanian Winery of the Year | 2018 Melbourne International Wine Competition
2018 Tasmanian Wine Show Pinot Noir Producer of the Year
2018 Gourmet Traveller Wine Viticulturalist of the Year
The Bream Creek vineyard was planted in 1990 by Fred Peacock. It has long been considered one of the very best sites and vineyards in Eastern Tasmania. Fred’s wines are concentrated and long, thanks to the mature vines and low yields.
2018 Bream Creek Reserve Old Vine Riesling
Older vines should bring intensity and focus and that is exactly what is happening here. The green apple is a focused Bramley apple, lemon zest, sherbet, grapefruit curd, lemon blossom and fresh limes all are precise and intense. There is a hint of maturity in the kerosene and a silky richness to the vanilla notes but ultimately this is still so youthful with many years to come. Quintessentially Tasmanian, this is a wine with a glorious sense of place and sense of self, delightful.
Rating: 95 points
Source: Curly Haslam-Coates (The Wine Front) May 2021