Cheers TV: Five Rieslings in five minutes

Riesling is the wine geek’s favourite white wine. Learn why as independent sommeliers Ben Edwards and Dan Sims conduct Riesling speed-dating with five gold medal wines. Which one is like rain on hot stones? And which one has “bath talc” characteristics ? Watch on.


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Castle Rock

Castle Rock Riesling, 2009

Ben says: “This wine continues to win trophies … there’s a lovely minerality and exotic fruit combination to it.”

Point score: 95-96/100

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Helm Premium Riesling, 2009

Ben says: “This wine is all about the green apple character … 96 point wine without a shadow of a doubt”

Point score: 96/100

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Crawford River Riesling, 2009

Dan says: “A brilliant food wine”

Point score: 94/100

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Craigow Riesling, 2006

Ben says: “lovely line, concentration and freshness.”

Point score: 95/100

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