98 Points & Special Value Wine James Halliday
Ashton Hills is a three hectare, dry-grown vineyard that lies in the Piccadilly Valley sub region of the Adelaide Hills on a ridge just below the summit of Mount Lofty. The estate was founded by Stephen George in 1982 and since that time it has built a reputation as one of Australia’s finest proponents of pinot noir and cool climate whites.
“50% from the oldest (33yo) estate vines with three of the five preferred clones (D5V12, Martini and 777) contributing, 33% matured in new French oak. Has great colour, and the bouquet fills the senses with the first whiff, spices leading the way, then the full cavalcade following on the palate: earth, forest, plum, dark cherry, oak and fine but persistent tannins all in play.” – 98 Points & Special Value Wine James Halliday