Place: Frankland River, WA
When we’re asked which Australian wines speak of their origin, we immediately defer the conversation to this wine. Hunter Smith is an immensely talented vigneron, with Riesling experience that traverses the globe. In Frankland River he produces two single vineyard Riesling within 10km of each other.
Introducing itself through stony texture, fresh fruit and linear acidic drive. This is mineral, powerful with piercing acidity and weight lingers in the mouth for minutes, always in the discussion of Australia’s greatest.