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2017 Forest Hill Estate Riesling

Mount Barker, WA

One of the country's long-standing Riesling bargains.

$23.00

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About

About The Wine

Here's a top value new Riesling from one of the OG Riesling producers in the Great Southern.

This is old vine fruit grown at the Forest Hill vineyard made in a classic, dry, laser-like style.

One of the benchmarks for Riesling in this part of the world, the 2017 received 96 points from James Halliday who commented that it was "good for 25 years."

Great value on offer here for lovers of cool climate Riesling.

Reviews

Critic Reviews

96Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"Primarily sourced from the 42yo estate Block 2, the remainder ex 15yo vines. The wine doesn't blush when it locks onto the mouth with lime and lemon zest fruit running on rails of grippy acidity through to the finish. This is old school severity of the highest calibre, good for 25 years." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

Additional Info

From The Producer

Riesling grapes were picked and sorted by hand. Several picks ensure optimal ripeness across Block 2. The grapes are then mostly whole bunch pressed although a small parcel is destemmed & crushed before pressing. The juice chilled and cold settled. Each parcel kept separate and fermented at cool temperatures between 12 and 15 degrees to retain as much vitality as possible. Once alcoholic fermentation was completed, each parcel is racked off yeast lees, with a small component left on lees for a short period post ferment. Blended, filtered and bottled in July.

Blend : Riesling (100%)
ABV : 12.5%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2040
Bottle Size : 750ml

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  ORDERS OVER $999 GET A $100 DISCOUNT

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