Classic Clare Collection

2017 Mort's Block Watervale Riesling

Hand selected parcels were chosen from across our famed Golden Hillside vineyards, including the original Mort’s Block Vineyard that started it all. 100% Watervale fruit, only minutes from the Kilikanoon winery.

  • Winemaking

    Completely hand-picked, and taking free run juice only, coupled with the mild seasonal conditions has created a wine of tremendous elegance, varietal character and ageing potential.


    Pale straw in appearance with brilliant clarity and youthful green tints.


    Lifted Riesling profile; lemon curd, hints of tropical fruits and freshly squeezed kaffir limes round out the nose.


    Limes, citrus rind and subtle tropical nuances wrapped around a core of spine tingling acidity confidently define the cool 2017 vintage conditions. A potent and zesty finish completely frame the canvas of a wine destined to live long in the cellar.

  • James Halliday's Australian Wine Companion 2019

    • 96 Points, Special Value
    • 2018
    • James Halliday
    • Hand-picked, free-run juice cold-settled, all parcels fermented separately with cultured yeast. The bouquet wastes no time in establishing the region, variety and quality of this single vineyard, multi-block riesling. The floral bouquet leads into a palate of striking intensity, texture and structure, lime and lemon both claiming ascendancy, neither winning. More focus than Golden Hillside, but not richer.
    • ALC/VOL: 12.5%
    • Size: 750ML
    • Closure: Screwcap
    • Varietal: Riesling
    • Cellaring: Potential of at least at least 20 years

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