25th vintage of rieslings (and NEW Rosé!)
This year’s harvest was later than in recent years, with hand picking of the riesling
Bright, pristine, lime-edged. Remarkably fragrant with lemongrass and fresh cut lime. Mineral-fresh, citrus toned, crisp and juicy – this is an outstanding, classic Clare Valley Riesling: pure and long. Combines delicacy with structure, the acid backbone signalling a long future ahead: 10-15 years at least.
PRAISE FOR THE 2016
The meticulously trained vineyards are all in their prime, and are the springboard for the equally meticulously made Mount Horrocks Rieslings. These are old money, and the wine is never less than great, its balance and length the keys for its long-term development as citrus takes on a slight honey edge, acidity the fulcrum for the change. 95 pts 5 glasses.
James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion 2018
This is an estate-grown, single-vineyard riesling from riesling heartland in Watervale, Clare Valley. Certified organic, it is a classic Clare riesling, aromatic with vibrant lemon and grapefruit pithiness, linear, slatey and with brilliant acid. It is also delicate and ethereal. No wonder it evaporated. Grab a case for Christmas drinking pleasure. 96 points.
Winsor Dobbin, Winsor’s Choice, winsordobbin.com.au
Consequently it is a bit lusher than the last couple of releases but still fresh and elegant. “It’s
Bright pale white gold. Pretty floral, spice and lime juice aromatics, with an appealing touch of
PRAISE FOR THE 2016
One of the great Australian sweet wines, from grapes grown to be sweet and rich. It sits in the mouth with freshness, and lingers impossibly long and with a kiss of honey. A beautiful way to finish a meal.
Mike Bennie, Delicious Magazine, May 2017
Stephanie has always been a lover of lunchtime rosé. A regular visitor to Europe, over the
Taking shiraz fruit from the Alexander Vineyard, the juice is allowed a very short skin contact time where it picks up its beautiful blushing pink hue. Fermented to dryness, this wine tastes of Spring. Another small production that needs to be snapped up quick!
Delicate pink hue. Fragrant red berry fruits, florals and a touch of spice.
|SPRING – SUMMER 2017 NEWSLETTER
EDITOR: DARREN JAHN
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