" Riptide to me, is the representation of a stream going in the opposite direction of the main stream. This is precisely what I looked for when I handcrafted this wine. "

As a French winemaker, this also symbolizes my travels before finally reaching New Zealand, where I can produce premium wines. Riptide is made of 100% Riesling, carefully composed with grapes grown in the Waitaki Valley. I handcrafted this wine using patience, experience and traditional techniques: delicate press from whole clusters, fermentation in french barels and stainless steel tank, temperature control, ageing on fine lees and partial ageing in French barrels for 12 months. This is Riptide, enjoy!

Tasting notes

« Beautiful bright and light yellow colour. Aromas of wild white flowers and cooked citrus peel. A generous palate with a lively acidity, aromas of citrus peel and grilled almonds, textured wine with lenght. Perfect to match salmon sahshimis or a mushroom risotto !»

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