Ladies Who Shoot Wins Top Spot in Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine

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Naked Wines' producers Matt Fowles and Sam Plunkett, the team behind the uniquely named Ladies Who Shoot range, have just won top spot in the Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine's Top 100 New Release Whites. Available for sale at http://www.nakedwines.com/ladieswhoshoot , along with thirteen other Plunkett Fowles wines, their Riesling scored 95 points out of 100.

almost exaggerated, with a spicy, concentrated intensity

Naked Wines' producers Matt Fowles and Sam Plunkett, the team behind the uniquely named Ladies Who Shoot range, have just won top spot in the Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine's Top 100 New Release Whites.

Their Ladies Who Shoot Riesling, along with thirteen other Plunkett Fowles wines, scored an impressive 95 out of 100, the joint highest score. The wine is available from online wine retailer Naked Wines' website.

The Top 100 list, which has been released just in time for the Australian summer, described the Riesling's bouquet as "almost exaggerated, with a spicy, concentrated intensity," and the palate as "powerful, rich and flavoursome, with mouthfilling properties."

Naked Wines' were first introduced to the Plunkett Fowles range back in March when a group of their customers shortlisted the Ladies Who Shoot Their Lunch Chardonnay to be stocked on the site; another wine to score highly in the Gourmet Magazine, which describes it as having "bright, clean, fruit-dominant aromas and a fine, soft, palate tailored to have texture, refinement, line and length."

"We are really delighted with the results," explained Matt Fowles. "This is a really big thing in Oz and we're chuffed to be there at the top."

Other awards won by the two Australian producers include 'Best Victorian Red' for their Ladies Who Shoot Shiraz at the recent International Wine Challenge Awards 2009, as well as a handful of accolades for their Stone Dweller wines at the Federation Square Awards, Victoria.

Fans of Matt and Sam and their wines will soon be able to sponsor them by becoming one of their Naked Wine Angels, whereby the customer pre-pays £5 a month towards an order of their wines, in return for 33% CashBack every time they buy.

To find out more about Matt and Sam, and their Plunkett Fowles range, visit nakedwines.com/ladieswhoshoot or call Naked Wines on 01603 281 800. Customers can also chat to the the winemakers directly via the website.

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