Halliday Wine Companion | 2019 Wine of the Year

Halliday Wine of the Year Award 2019

After an exhaustive and comprehensive tasting of 9289 wines over four months, Halliday (and six other leading Aussie wine critics) gave Porongurup-based Duke’s Vineyard the coveted honour of Wine of the Year for its 2017 Magpie Hill Reserve Riesling, rated 99 points.

2019 Wine of the Year: Duke’s Vineyard Magpie Hill Reserve Riesling
"Until now, no white wine has received a score of 99 points." — James Halliday
Time has shown that Duke’s belief the vineyard would be ideal for riesling (“Our wine of choice and the wine of the region,” he says) was correct. Rob Diletti (of Castle Rock) makes the wines with infinite skill and sensitivity. Duke and Hilde have the Duke’s Vineyard Magpie Hill property on the market at the time of writing...

Pour yourself a glass of Magpie Hill Reserve Riesling and read the full article.