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"Jim Barry's 2019 The Lodge Hill Riesling is a tight, dry version of this variety. Ripe, peachy notes mark the medium-bodied palate, but the dominant flavors are of lime zest, and the wine finishes long and crisp. It may be enjoyed young or aged a decade or more."
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Certain names resonate strongly within the halls of Australian wine history. Jim Barry is one such name. It was Jim Barry's drive and community spirit that helped shape South Australia's Clare Valley as a benchmark producer of world class Riesling and cemented its place as one of Australia's premier wine regions.
Jim Barry Wines has a strong lineage. Jim himself was the first qualified winemaker in the Clare Valley, graduating with the 17th Degree in Oenology from the famous Roseworthy Agricultural College in 1947. Working for 22 years as winemaker at the Clare vale Co-operative, Jim Barry became a pioneer of Australian table wine. He then went on to establish Taylors Wines in 1969.