Scotsman John Riddoch founded what is now Wynns Coonawarra Estate in the late 19th century. He planted his first vines in 1891 and by 1896 had completed the estate’s famous three gabled winery, an image that is reflected on the Wynns Coonawarra Estate labels to this day. It wasn’t until 1951 however, that two Melbourne wine merchants, Samuel and David Wynn, purchased Riddoch’s original vineyards and renamed the winery. Today, Wynns Coonawarra Estate is the region’s single largest vineyard holder, with the best and most established vineyards in the district. Wynns Coonawarra Estate was the first winery to be established in the Coonawarra, by John Riddoch in 1896. Wynns Coonawarra Estate was the first winery to be established in the Coonawarra, by John Riddoch in 1896. The winery is located on the world famous strip of ‘Terra Rossa’ soil that produces fruit with exceptional quality. Wynns Coonawarra Estate Riesling (first vintage 1962) has gained a reputation as one of Australia’s most consistent, value-for-money white wines. From a region famed for its red wines, this Riesling proves that Coonawarra can also produce whites of the highest quality.
Vibrant straw with green hues. The bouquet is a distinctive lemon sherbet and citrus blossom with hints of dried herbs. The palate is long and persistent flavours of fresh lemon and lime are framed by lively acidity and a touch of chalkiness.