Riverby Estate Sali's Block Riesling Marlborough 2008Riverby Estate
A small amount of botrytis infection developed to add natural sweetness.
Riverby Estate is situated at Jacksons Road, Blenheim, in the heart of Marlborough. The estate has been farmed by five generations of Matthews and in 1989 the first grapevines were planted by Simon Matthews, a wine science graduate of Charles Sturt University. The soils of Riverby Estate were formed between 7000 and 14,000 years ago from post-glacial deposits derived from Greywacke, a sedimentary sandstone, and deposited.