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.
Alter Weg translates to “old way” referring to the use of large format wood and wild yeast fermentation. It spends ten months on lees developing texture, all the while retaining incredible freshness and zip. The price-quality ratio here is unbelievable.