ADELINA SHIRAZ 2010

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ADSH201010 UCAU
  • 96 pts Nick Stock - "old-vine beauty"
  • 94 pts James Halliday - "Cellar to 2025"
  • The vineyard is right next door to Birk's Wendouree..
  • Single Bottle
    $39.99
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Tasting Profile

  • Light (Light)
    Full (Full)
  • Low Tannin (Low Tannin)
    Tannic (Tannic)
  • Sweet (Sweet)
    Dry (Dry)
  • Low Acidity (Low Acidity)
    High Acidity (High Acidity)
  • Aroma
  • Palate

Critic Scores & reviews

  • Nick Stock

    96
    "Well, once you get past the cool-as-hell label, the old-vine beauty of this Clare Valley shiraz is an entrancing thing. There's gentle and soulful dark fruits, plums and blackberries, hints of licorice and earthy, spicy notes too - and a herbal, gum leaf edge. The palate has this really haunting mix of purity, depth and richness, delivered with sweeping walls of fine, ripe tannin that carry dense red and black fruit flavour incredibly long into the finish. Leaves a trail of stony black minerals and plum in its wake. A special wine."
  • James Halliday

    94
    "Around 200 dozen bottles made, and the striking label is full of shades of black. Getting past that, this is a remarkably elegant wine, with a juicy cascade of red fruits, finely tempered French oak, and silky tannins."
  • Mike Bennie

    93
    "Beautiful aromas, pure of fruit and gently savoury, dash of pepper, a touch of concentrated dried fruit character, but lending character not distraction. There's a soft ferrous note in the wine too, but it's mopped up by medium bodied anise-tinged fruit flavours through the palate. Seamless, soft and bright in flavour, this is a surprisingly elegant wine of immense drinkability. Brisk acidity with a slick of sage herbals lifts the wine and a wisp of tobacco-leaf savouriness and a line of dusty tannins run through. Finishes long and pure and juicy. Slinky and delicious."

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Locations

Australia

The Australian wine industry is the fourth-largest exporter in the world, exporting 760 million litres to countries such as the UK, France, Italy and Spain. It has been one of the most successful 'New World' wine producing countries. It has done this by formally exporting and marketing its wines as a whole, through Wine Australia. There is also a significant domestic market for Australian wines, with Australians consuming nearly 500 million litres of wine per year. The wine industry is a significant contributor to the Australian economy through production, employment, export and tourism.

Wine regions are in almost all the states with Victoria having 21 regions! Read more about key wine regions such as Margaret River, Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Eden Valley, Clare Valley, Hunter Valley, Yarra Valley and local to New South Wales, Cowra, Southern Highlands and Mudgee.

South Australia

If you like Australian wine, then you probably like South Australia wine. The rich reds produced there put Australia on the wine-making map of the world. With over 40% of the country's vineyards, South Australia can rightfully call itself the wine state.

Wines are produced in several regions throughout the state, though many are naturally grouped together, like Barossa and Eden Valleys, only 15 minutes apart. They include such regions as Barossa Valley, Clare Valley, Eden Valley, Coonawarra, Adelaide Hills, Kangaroo Island, Langhorne Creek, The Limestone Coast, McLaren Vale and Wrattonbully to name but a few!

Barossa Valley boasts some of the oldest vines in Australia dating back to 1843 and produces some of the world's finest Shiraz, whilst the 'terra rossa' soils of Coonawarra is most suited to producing outstanding Cabernet Sauvignons. If you're a fan of Riesling, Clare Valley is a great place to explore and for a Maritime climate not dissimilar to parts of the Italian coastline, seek out the wines from McLaren Vale.

Clare Valley

Situated in the Mid North of South Australia, approximately 120 km north of Adelaide is one of Australia's oldest wine regions the Clare Valley. The area is broken up into three sub-regions, the Polish Hill River region to the east, the Central Clare Valley, and the Skillogalee Valley to the west.

Often associated with some of Australia's finest Riesling the cool climate and differing terroirs have paved the way for exciting and diverse wines over a plethora of varietals resulting in wines of pure expression and great length. Home to some of Australia's most iconic wineries - cult producers like Wendouree, to Australian icons such as Kilikanoon and boutique producers like Atlas, the Clare Valley is definitely an area to keep an eye on for exciting and ever-evolving wines.

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About the brand Adelina Wines

Good things come in small packages and that applies to wineries too. Adelina, a small-batch producer from Springfarm, a sub-region of Clare, fits the bill perfectly. It’s owned and run by winemakers and science boffins, Jen Gardner and Col McBryde, of Some Young Punks fame, who have combined their love of Italian wine varietals with the intricacies of science to create a small and impressive portfolio of wines.

Established Shiraz, Grenache and Pedro Ximenez vines grow alongside younger plantings of Shiraz and Mataro, with biodynamic principles applied to all estate grown fruit. Jen and Col also bring in fruit from a select group of Clare and Adelaide Hills growers for their non-estate range which includes an Arneis, Riesling, Nebbiolo and Shiraz Mataro.

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