2009 Maverick Trial Hill Riesling


The 2009 Trial Hill Riesling is a lovely example of Eden Valley Riesling displaying green apple, citrus/lime and citrus blossom with steely, mineral acidity, with fruit and floral overtones.

  • Vintage: 2009
  • Region: Eden Valley
  • Grape Varieties: Riesling
  • Alcohol: 13.0%
  • Total Acidity: 8.1 g/L
  • pH: 2.80
  • Wine Maker: Ronald Brown

Tasting Notes

    James Halliday Rating
  • Colour: Bright pale straw with green hues.
  • Bouquet: Green apples, lime, florals, spice interwoven with hints of bath salts and minerals.
  • Palate: Powerful fruit characters of green apples, limes, grapefruit and citrus. Lively and clean, the palate shows intense steely, mineral acidity. The wine is well balanced and dry from start to finish and shows lovely length and texture.
  • Vineyard & Vintage Comments: Maverick’s two hectare Riesling vineyard is situated on a naturally occurring North-East facing amphitheatre high in the Eden Valley and is perfectly situated for the production of high quality Riesling. The 2009 ripening season was again hot and dry. The cooler nights in the Eden Valley however allowed for the development of typical varietal flavours coupled with excellent natural acidity. This 2009 Maverick Trial Hill Eden Valley Riesling was given 95 points by James Halliday in his 2011 Australian Wine Companion, where it was also “special value for money” wine.

Food Pairing

Tuna carpaccio, sushi, salmon steak

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