Egon Muller – Kanta Riesling 2013 75cl Bottle
Kanta Riesling by Egon Muller is a unique winemaking partnership between superstar German winemaker Egon Muller and Michael Andrewartha where German tradition and precision meets the premium, cool climate fruit from the Adelaide Hills. Colour: pale, straw yellow. Nose: elegant lime, floral and apple. Palate: exceptional wine with exquisite minerality and long, fine, delicate floral and lime flavours. Kanta is the Sanskrit word meaning desired, beloved and beautiful. With this wine Egon Muller brings his own distinctive approach to the Adelaide Hills and appears set to break the mould of Australian Rieslings. Not being a fan of the heavy, rich and full-bodied Clare Valley wines that epitomise Australia’s approach to Germany’s favourite variety, he has set up shop in a cooler region and produced this lean and elegant take on Aussie Riesling. The result is a refined, floral, bone-dry Riesling with none of the heavy, developed, petrolly notes that wreath so many Australian Rieslings.