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Wineries in Southern Forest


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Hidden River Estate

Select a glass of premium wine and dine over lunch from a creative, local-ingredient filled menu, set with stunning views of the ancient Karri forest and picturesque surrounds of Pemberton.

  • Wine Variety:Fortified,Shiraz,Pinot Noir,Sauvignon Blanc,Chardonnay Semillon
  • Open Days/times:Wed to Sun 11am - 4pm
  • Wine Region:Southern Forests

Details

  • Facilities:Functions,Cellar Door,Dogs Welcome,Kids Play Area,Wheelchair Access,Restaurant
  • Wheelchair Access:Wheelchair access to cellar door, toilets and outdoor dining.
  • Cellar Door Open:Sunday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday
  • Lunch Open:Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday
  • Size & Year:Boutique (1,000-4,999 cases),Established 1951 - 2000
  • Cases Produced:1000 cases
  • Vineyards:2 hectares
  • Winemaker:Brenden Smith, Coby Ladwig, Phil Goldring
  • Established:1994

Description

Owners Ardal and Sue made a seachange from Perth to Pemberton with their two children in 2014. Ardal's 30 years of experience as a chef contributed greatly to the design and refurbishment of the estate's beautiful restaurant where he spends most of his time when not in the vineyard and gardens with Sue.

Only 3km from the Pemberton township, the vineyard at Hidden River Estate was established in 1994 and is situated on rich Karri loam soil. The vines have consistently produced exceptional berries from which the wines are produced, imbibed with the distinct fruit characters of the terroir and climate of cool nights and warm summer days.

The Wines

The wines are labelled with iconic illustrations by Art Nouveau artist Alphonse Mucha and reflect the sophistication and elegance of Hidden River wines and are a celebration of nature and beauty. Varieties include an Unwooded Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Wooded Chardonnay, Sweet Chardonnay, Rose and Merlot. Wines are available for tasting and purchase at the estate's charming cellar door, open Wednesday to Sunday 10am - 4pm.

The Food

Overlooking the giant Karri trees of Pemberton, Chef-owner Ardal has continued a theme of nature and beauty through his menus, capturing the spectrum of tastes, flavours and fragrance from the regional produce.  He believes in genuine honest food which can come from traditional recipes as well as the new and novel approaches. His well-crafted dishes combine the art of taste with the knowledge of cooking.

Open Wednesday to Sunday from 10am - 4pm. 

 

Silkwood Wines

Surrounded by Karri forest with panoramic lake-views, discover this 4 Star Halliday winery’s superb regional range or indulge in contemporary dining, bursting with world-class local produce.

  • Wine Variety:Viognier,Cabernet Sauvignon,Chardonnay,Merlot,Pinot Noir,Riesling,Sauvignon Blanc,Shiraz,Zinfandel,Sparkling,Rosé,Malbec
  • Open Days/times:Fri to Mon 10am to 4pm
  • Wine Region:Southern Forests

Details

  • Cases Produced:12,000 cases
  • Vineyards:23.5 hectares
  • Winemaker:Chris Murtha
  • Cellar Door Open:Holidays,Monday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday
  • Lunch Open:Monday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday,Holidays
  • Established:1999
  • Facilities:Accommodation,Cellar Door,Functions,Light Food

Description

Nestled amongst magnificent and picturesque Karri and Jarrah forest, Silkwood Wines’ undulating landscape, a temperate climate and rich gravelly loam soils produce wines of exceptional quality. Owned by the Bowman family since 2004, the first vines of the 23 hectare vineyard  (Shiraz and Chardonnay) were planted in 1999. Subsequent plantings of many more grape varieties followed.

The Wines

Silkwood's extensive range focuses on regional varietal wines, expressed through three tiers. Pemberton’s flagship varietals Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling are at the core of the range which is also embellished with Shiraz, Merlot, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Semillon, Malbec and two sparkling wines.

Cellar Door

The scenic, lakeside cellar door, with its knowledgeable staff provides the perfect relaxed setting to sample Silkwood Wine’s extensive range of wines. Open Friday to Monday 10am - 4pm.

The Food

Pemberton is renowned for its exceptional fresh produce and the Silkwood restaurant uses the finest local ingredients in its colourful, seasonal menu, created by world-class chefs. Perched lakeside with panoramic views of the Karri forest, this is the ideal setting to enjoy sumptuous gourmet delights and award-winning wines. Open Friday to Monday 10am - 4pm.

Halliday Rating

4 Stars

The Wine & Truffle Co.

Enjoy award-winning wines and food infused with the distinct and unique flavour of truffles, plus experience one of the world’s only guided ‘truffle hunt tours’.

  • Wine Variety:Fortified,Cabernet Franc,Cabernet Sauvignon,Chardonnay,Merlot,Pinot Gris,Sparkling,Pinot Noir,Sauvignon Blanc,Semillon,Shiraz
  • Open Days/times:Cellar door: 10am to 4pm, daily. Restaurant: 11am to 3pm, daily
  • Wine Region:Southern Forests

Details

  • Brands:Truffle Hill Wines
  • Cases Produced:4000 cases
  • Established:1997
  • Vineyards:9 hectares
  • Winemaker:Ben Haines and Mark Aitken
  • Facilities:Restaurant,Functions,Cellar Door
  • Size & Year:Boutique (1,000-4,999 cases),Established 1951 - 2000
  • Lunch Open:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

The Truffle & Wine Co. has grown from humble beginnings in 1997 to become Australia’s most significant truffle grower, contributing around 60% of the nation’s annual production, which is mostly exported.

It’s easy to feel like you’re in the heart of France when entering this truffle farm and vineyard. Vines, orchards and misty valleys provide a beautiful setting in which to enjoy award-winning wines at the Cellar Door, along with food infused with the distinct and unique flavour of truffles in the Restaurant.

The wine range comprises mostly dry table wines that are elegant in style. There’s a sparkling Shiraz and Shiraz Liqueur too. All wines can be tasted at the Cellar Door which is open 10am – 4pm daily.

The Food

The Truffle Restaurant serves lunch daily, showcasing a menu of rustic, local fare to showcase the truffles and award-winning wines in the most spectacular manner. Bookings are recommended.

Unique Highlights

The Truffière is the largest cultivator of the gourmet French black truffle in the southern hemisphere and the Wine & Truffle Co is one of the few Truffières in the world where you can participate in the excitement of a guided ‘truffle hunt’. Experience the excitement of a guided ‘truffle hunt tour’ and search for the elusive ‘Black Diamond”. Tours operate during truffle season from June to August.

 

 

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