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Exclusive NZ Wine Society Riesling Awarded Top Air NZ Wine

Exclusive NZ Wine Society Riesling Awarded Top Air NZ Wine Award

A Central Otago Riesling, exclusive to the New Zealand Wine Society, has won the top Riesling Trophy at the 2012 Air New Zealand Wine Awards, New Zealand’s premier wine competition, organised by New Zealand Winegrowers.

At the award ceremony in Wellington on Saturday November 24, Aspiring Flats Central Otago Bendigo Riesling 2012 was awarded Elite Pure Gold, the show’s highest Gold medal level. It also scooped the show’s Plant & Food Research Champion Riesling Trophy, in recognition that it achieved top of its class above all other rieslings.

Made by the Aurora Vineyard, Aspiring Flats Bendigo Riesling 2012 is a wine of scintillating clarity, with a delicately fragrant bouquet of white peach, lemon pith and floral notes. It is available in limited quantities for $17.99 a bottle from the New Zealand Wine Society via their website www.nzwinesociety.co.nz or by phoning 0800 80 9463.

To see images and a more detailed version of this news story please visit the Newsfeed page of the NZ Wine Society here.

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