‘Salvation Hills’, is in the sub region of Great Western with acreage of 41 acres (17 ha). It’s been in the Thomson family since 1996. The vineyard enjoys a cool, Mediterranean temperate climate with duplex silty soils overlying fine-textured subsoil, with or without siltstone at various depths.
Salvation Hills is at low risk from frost and the quality of the fruit currently produced can only be described as outstanding. There are still an additional eight hectares available for planting, offering Best’s Great Western the opportunity for further expansion.
At this vineyard we grow Shiraz that is used in the production of our Bin 1 Shiraz and Riesling that is used in our Great Western Riesling.