2023 Forest Hill Vineyard Estate Riesling

Highly Rated
Year after year, decade after decade, one of Australia's best value Rieslings.
3.7
Rated 3.7 out of 5 stars
3 Reviews

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Forest Hill produced Great Southern's first Riesling, and still to this day it's one of the region's best.

This is sourced mostly from the old Block 2 vineyard, combined with some younger fruit from the Highbury Fields site. It's mostly whole-bunch pressed, with a small amount of lees contact for added complexity.

It's a juicy, citrusy, orchard-blossomy kind of wine, with a high refreshment factor and some minerally flair. All class and unbeatable value.

Bright pale straw with green hues. Lifted aromas of blossom, citrus and subtle yellow fruits. The palate is energetic and textured with citrus juice flavours

Region: Mount Barker, WA
Blend: Riesling (100%)
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Closure: 750ml
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95 points - "A blend of Block 2 (planted 1975) and the youngest Highbury Fields site. Its lime and apple blossom fragrance leads the way for a palate with a delicate framework of acidity. The overall balance and length can’t be faulted." - James Halliday (The Weekend Australian)

92 points - "Comes from two vineyard plots, one the venerable Block 2 and the other, younger plantings from the Highbury Fields site. Lemon Lime Splice scents and flavours with a bit squeeze of grapefruit juice coupled to some flinty, steely mineral characters. Quite intense, zesty, acid-drive in its style. Very compact and racy. I see Thai takeaway in its near future." - Mike Bennie (Halliday Wine Companion)

Customer Reviews

3.7
Rated 3.7 out of 5 stars
Based on 3 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 0 Total 4 star reviews: 2 Total 3 star reviews: 1 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 0
3 reviews
  • CO
    Craig O.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    10 months ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Great!

    Really enjoyed it

  • FW
    Franz W.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    2 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 3 out of 5 stars
    Crisp Riesling

    Nice acidity but too mainstream for me.

  • JN
    Jose N.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Cork Dork
    3 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Cork Dork
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Amazing Rieseling from Great Southern

    Great southern has some of the best rieslings in Australia and this is on fine example of that.

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