|About the product|
|Product||Pegasus Bay Bel Canto Dry Riesling|
|Grape variety||Riesling 100%|
|Tasting notes||On release, it is a lemon-straw. There are plentiful aromas and flavours that are reminiscent of citrus fruits, honeydew melon, pawpaw and tropical spices. It expands on the palate to become broad shouldered, mouth filling and rich but retains a spine of sinuous acidity and minerality that help draw out a lingering hint of freshly crushed root ginger. It can be expected to develop a range of other fascinating nuances with careful cellaring.|
The Donaldson Family have been seriously involved in viticulture and wine-making for over 40 years. Founder Ivan Donaldson planted the first Canterbury vineyard in 1976 and went on to establish Pegasus Bay in 1985 with his wife Christine. It is a true family business with all four of their sons and two spouses involved,managing various aspects.Our aim is to grow grapes of the highest quality,which fully express the features of the vineyard,and to handle these with the utmost respect.
"Pegasus Bay constitutes one of New Zealand's best producers."