Sorby Adams Wines is a family brand - Anna Louisa Sorby married Augustus Crichton Adams in the early 1800’s in Hertfordshire and has been a family name ever since.
The low-yielding, 30 year old Riesling vines are planted on the lean, rocky yellow podzolic soils common to the region. The cool climate perfectly accentuates the classic Riesling aromas and flavours that have made the Eden Valley world famous.
Pale straw with a lime green tinge. A fabulously expressed on the nose showing nectarine, green tea, Granny Smith apple, lemon peel and citrus blossom. A finely textured palate that is brilliantly focused and linear. The wine offers pristine fruit flavours and bright acidity, leading to superbly long mouth-watering finish. Wonderfully poised for a graceful development.
Offering fabulous fruit purity and elegance, the wine shows nectarine, lime sorbet, green tea and white floral aromas on the nose. The palate displays excellent concentration and structured, wonderfully complemented by fine texture and juicy acidity. It's youthfully attractive and delicate with a terrific linear finish. At its best: 2023 to 2035. Date: Aug 2020; Rating: 94 Points; Sam Kim; Wine Orbit
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