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  • Clare Valley Wine ‘Hall of Fame’

    28/05/2024
      ⭐⭐️⭐️Breaking News ⭐⭐️⭐️ Stephanie Toole inducted into Clare Valley Wine ‘Hall of Fame’ Legends. Mount Horrocks owner /winemaker Stephanie Toole has been awarded Legend status, in acknowledgement of her outstanding contribution to the Clare Valley, at the region’s ‘Hall of Fame 2024’ ceremony on Friday 24th May 2024. ”I am delighted and humbled to receive this acknowledgement and to ...
  • Mount Horrocks Semillon 2022

    07/02/2023
    New Release 385 CASES PRODUCED The Mount Horrocks Semillon Vineyard is on distinctly weaker, rocky soil.  The vines struggle even in a ‘normal’ season. According to Stephanie, semillon vines need to be challenged if a wine with depth of flavour (as is the case here) is to be achieved. Mount Horrocks Semillon demonstrates long lingering lemon ...
  • Grosset and Toole: The keys to a winemaking marriage

    29/09/2022
    Wine Writer Nick Ryan recently visited for a joint tasting of Mount Horrocks and Grosset Wines. The link to his article about the experience is below. “Jeffrey Grosset and Stephanie Toole are not the first winemaking couple the world has known … However, they are one of the more exceptional. Theirs is a partnership defined by separation, ...
  • Max Allen

    07/09/2022
    2022 Mount Horrocks Watervale Riesling Really intense lime fruit powers along the tongue, carrying hints of aniseed and fennel flower, and a line of deep, dense minerality. An utterly classic Watervale riesling. By Max Allen The Financial Review, 31st August 2022
  • Halliday Wine Companion 2023

    10/08/2022
    “…a truly beautiful wine…”  2020 Mount Horrocks Cabernet Sauvignon Matured for 18 months in French oak (35% new). This is beautiful. A medium bodied, super-elegant, superfine cabernet. It remains true to its Clare roots with dark chocolate and cocoa scattered throughout the veritable forest of black and purple berries. The acidity is fresh and juicy and countersunk ...
  • InDaily

    15/09/2021
    Mount Horrocks Watervale Riesling 2021 The Clare Rieslings you know – and the ones you need to discover By Tony Love Enticing talc florals and bath salts to begin, lavender and pink rose petals then a citrus zing through the palate, tense yet full of vitality with vintage-reflective acidity that sits in well here. It has  youthful exuberance ...
  • Australian Classic

    16/02/2021
    Mount Horrocks Watervale Riesling 2020   Vintage after vintage, Stephanie Toole from Mount Horrocks produces one of the best dry rieslings from the Clare Valley in South Australia. The 2020 lives up to expectations with great citrus flavours, brilliant acid on the finish and terrific length. This is a perfect after-work refresher, or alternatively an excellent partner ...