Previous Vintages

  • Grosset Springvale Riesling 2017

    The ‘Springvale’ also surprises, being more intensely primal than it is in most vintages. It entices with lime and lemon blossom aromas. There’s layer after layer of mouth-puckering lime juice flavours, tight structure, spine-tingling acidity and shaley minerally notes that linger. It’s an outstanding ‘Springvale’, fine, intense, pure, minerally and dry.   ‘The Springvale vineyard was planted ...
  • Grosset Springvale Riesling 2016

    Springvale is a six hectare vineyard (ACO certified organic)and part of a much larger property at Watervale in the Clare Valley. Planted to exactly mirror the limestone below, the aim was to produce a ‘typical’ Watervale riesling. However, as the vines matured and the roots hit Mintaro slate buried deep below the limestone, recent vintages ...
  • Grosset Springvale Riesling 2015

    “Springvale has come into its own” says Jeff, reflecting on his careful choice of site and how the result has been a surprise. “Springvale covers just 6 hectares of a much larger property at Watervale. Planted to exactly mirror the limestone below, the aim was to produce a ‘typical’ Watervale riesling. However, as the vines ...
  • Grosset Springvale Riesling 2014

    The outstanding vintage is evident, too, in the 2014 Grosset Springvale Riesling which has impressive finesse and balance between intense primary fruit and schisty minerality. There are typically restrained aromatics, pure lime zest and lemon juice flavours with savoury overtones, taut structure and lively zingy acidity with some flinty notes to finish. This is a satisfying riesling ...
  • Grosset Springvale Riesling 2013

    The six hectare Springvale vineyard is situated at Watervale’s highest elevation (460 metres) on a gradual mainly north-facing slope where the soil is red loam over limestone and slate. This highly sustaining profile insulates the drought sensitive riesling vines, which produce lime-green medium-sized berries. The 2013 Grosset Springvale Riesling shows some lime zest and lime blossom ...
  • Grosset Springvale Riesling 2012

    This single site riesling is sourced from the six hectare estate vineyard off Springvale Road at one of Watervale’s highest elevations (460 metres above sea level). It is situated on a gentle mainly north-facing slope where the vines thrive in red loamy soil over limestone. The Grosset Riesling from Watervale continues to surprise in blind ...
  • Grosset Springvale Riesling 2011

    Grosset Springvale Riesling 2011 Situated off Springvale Road in one of the highest parts of Watervale, Grosset’s six hectare vineyard is on a gentle slope with red loamy soil over limestone. This is a single site white with 30 previous vintages of Grosset Watervale Riesling giving it a remarkable provenance. There was a time when wine writers, ...
  • Grosset Springvale Riesling 2010

    Grosset Springvale Riesling According to Langton’s Australian Fine Wine Guide, ‘The (Grosset) Watervale Riesling is a classic Clare style. If Polish Hill is power and intensity, Watervale is restraint and pure fruit. It evokes the expectation of a mouth-watering palate and delivers it.’ Grosset Springvale Riesling 2010 The 2010 harvest marks the 30th consecutive vintage of the Grosset ...
  • Grosset Springvale Riesling 2009

    The 2009 vintage will mark the 29th consecutive vintage of Grosset Watervale riesling, referred to in recent years as ‘Springvale’ after the estate owned vineyard. With its listing as one of the ‘Top 5 Most Collected Australian White Wines’ by Wine Ark plus the reaffirmation of its ‘Excellent’ rating by Langtons, both in August this ...
  • Grosset ‘Springvale’ Watervale Riesling 2008

    Few Australian single vineyards can boast the lineage of this wine. This is the 28th vintage in which Grosset has released a Watervale Riesling, with the name ‘Springvale’ emphasising the fact that it is now entirely from the single vineyard owned by Grosset. Close to the previous site, this vineyard has a slightly higher elevation ...
  • Grosset ‘Springvale’ Watervale Riesling 2007

    2007 marked the third vintage of our Watervale Riesling in which the fruit was exclusively from the Springvale Vineyard. Located in the north-eastern corner of the Clare Valley’s Watervale sub-region and at its highest point, the Grosset Springvale Vineyard has a thin crust of topsoil over a soft limestone base. It is the classic red ...
  • Grosset ‘Springvale’ Watervale Riesling 2006

    This is the 26th consecutive release of the Grosset Watervale Riesling, a single vineyard wine once again produced from riesling grown in the Grosset high altitude Springvale Vineyard. The consistency of the ‘Watervale’ Riesling since 2002 has been remarkable. The 2006 appears to be up a notch on the 2005 – and is at least the ...
  • Grosset ‘Springvale’ Watervale Riesling 2005

    Grosset ‘Springvale’ Watervale Riesling 2005 The 2005 Grosset Watervale Riesling is very much in the mould of previous vintages of this wine – especially those since 2002. Quality is up, however, and this wine is the best since 2002 and at this stage looks to be the equal of that vintage. It has greater intensity and ...
  • Grosset ‘Springvale’ Watervale Riesling 2004

    Grosset ‘Springvale’ Watervale Riesling 2004 The 2004 Grosset Watervale Riesling has fragrant lemon zest and lime juice aromas, is intense, fine and powerful with rich and concentrated lime citrus flavours and a lingering, dry finish of considerable length. It is a vibrant wine with characteristic juiciness yet has a mid-palate softness which makes it approachable when ...
  • Grosset ‘Springvale’ Watervale Riesling 2003

    Grosset ‘Springvale’ Watervale Riesling 2003 The rise and rise of the Grosset Watervale Riesling continues with yet another excellent vintage. The 2003 Watervale Riesling has attractive lime and lemon aromas, is fresh, clean and compact with intense lime juice flavours and some mineral notes, a tight structure, and a powerful, bracing zesty acidity. Like the Polish ...
  • Grosset ‘Springvale’ Watervale Riesling 2002

    Grosset ‘Springvale’ Watervale Riesling 2002 This is unquestionably the greatest Grosset Watervale Riesling yet produced. With the continuing improvement in this wine over the past five or so years, it only needed a great vintage to produce a benchmark that Jeff Grosset will strive to emulate in future years. This is that benchmark. It has pure intense, ...