Mount Benson

Appears in

Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

  • About

Mount Benson, relatively new seaside wine region in the Limestone Coast Zone of south australia with nine producers. Two distinguished residents are chapoutier of the Rhône Valley and (via a large modern winery) G&C Kreglinger, relatives of the Thienponts who own Vieux Château Certan and Le pin in pomerol. The region makes elegant, light to medium-bodied wines.