Mount Horrocks Watervale Riesling 2022

$ 38.00 / $ 410.00

Enticing spring florals and lime.

Delicate, coiled spring-like ready to expand with time. Classic citrus and mineral tones, all texture and length, vibrant and moreish.

Will age in the long term: 15 years plus.

Tasting notes

AWARDED – James Halliday Top 100 Wines of 2022


Mount Horrocks’ Watervale Riesling Vineyard is a very high (475 metre) vineyard planted on red loam over limestone, a profile that occurs throughout the sub-region and considered to be ‘classic’ for Watervale riesling.

However that’s where the similarities end. The vineyard is on a gentle slope, facing south. Combined with the high altitude, this makes it a particularly cool spot, ideal for retaining freshness and a crisp palate while allowing generous fruit flavours to develop.

Then there is the biodynamic and organic certification – strictly no chemical input here or in the surrounding land, also owned by  Mount Horrocks.

In what is now often considered ‘old fashioned’ all fruit is hand harvested – better for the vines  as  well as the fruit which is then delivered to the winery in a pristine state.

The 2022 Mount Horrocks Watervale Riesling is a beautiful, delicious wine, its concentration reflecting the carefully managed crop load and excellent health of the vines..

The intensity of flavour and balance this wine exhibits are a delight  – a convincingly drink-me-now wine that will age beautifully.


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