Adelina Shiraz - McLaren Vale

Adelina Shiraz 2021 - McLaren Vale

Vintage: 2021 | Type: Reds | Producer: Adelina Wines
Region: South Australia
Closure: Screw cap
Bottle size: 750ml

95 POINTS
The Wine Front

$30.60: as part of any six
$34.00: single bottle
$367.20: Per case of 12 (free shipping)

Having worked with growers in the region for almost 20 years under the Some Young Punks label, Col McBryde is no stranger to McLaren Vale. So, when the opportunity arose to take some fruit off a great site in Kangarilla, Adelina jumped at it. It doesn’t hurt that vineyard in question is certified organic and impeccably managed by Yangarra’s growers par excellence, Michael Lane and Pete Fraser.

 “I think the wines Pete makes are exceptional,” notes Col, explaining, “sources of organic fruit in Clare are a little thin on the ground these days. We wanted something that we could make in an Adelina style, that would be completely different to the fruit spectrum we get from our Clare reds.”

Still operating in Adelina’s medium-bodied spectrum, the team’s first McLaren Vale release is more forward, chewy, and dark-fruited when compared to the savoury/spice spectrum we often see from the Clare Valley reds. The inaugural release was fermented in concrete with one parcel macerated for 24 days (before being pressed and rested in concrete), and the other spending 54 days on skins (before it was pressed and rested in 700-litre French oak for nine months). It’s another feather in Adelina’s already well-adorned cap.

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95 POINTS
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“Col McBryde one of the best winemakers in Australia, I reckon. Spicy, exotic, blueberry and boysenberry pie, nutty and floral. It’s medium to full-bodied, a great set of deep gravelly tannin and a distinct ‘liquid mineral’ feel to it, if that makes any sense, with cool acidity, and a ferrous and gently saline finish of excellent length, again those tannins really impressive, finishing off the wine beautifully. And what value!” 

Gary Walsh


Producers notes

We are a small vineyard and winery in the Springfarm sub-region of Clare, set amongst one of the most historically relevant winery and vineyards in Australia. We have small plantings of well established Shiraz, Grenache and Pedro Ximenez, also recently established Shiraz and Mataro. We also work with a very small group of growers in Clare and the Adelaide Hills whom grow fruit for our non-estate wines. The winery is rustic in a sense of mod-cons and mechanisation, where the most elaborate piece of equipment would be the coffee machine.

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