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2016 Adelina Nebbiolo

Adelaide Hills, SA

The limited production premium Nebbiolo release from Col & Jen. One of the real Nebbiolo lover!

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Rated 4.3 out of 5
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About The Wine

Adelina continue to firm themselves as one of Australia's premier Nebbiolo producers, and beautiful wines like this only enhance this reputation.

The 2016 vintage comes from the same Adelaide Hills vineyard as previous vintages, the famed Bowe-Lees vineyard in Woodside.

The fruit spent up to 82 days resting on skins and went to sleep in old large barrels for a year before bottling.

It's a softer, more delicate expression of Nebbiolo this year - light, breezy but with the firm, granitic tannin that is Nebbiolo's signature.

A great release of this highly sorted Australian Nebb.

About Adelina

Col McBryde and Jennie Gardner are Adelina. A pair of smart cookies, each rocking a PhD in microbiology and between them some pretty serious winemaking chops. Together, they have formed one of the Clare Valley's most exciting wineries.

From what was a small operation that began in 2002, slowly but surely the Adelina brand has been picking up steam.

There is a delicacy and purity inherent in every wine they produce. From opulent old vine Shiraz and Mataro, to one of the country's most excellent Nebbiolo and a set of scintillating Rieslings, there is a sense of class and refinement to the whole project.

These meticulously crafted, beautifully presented wines are just a joy to drink.

Col McBryde amongst the vines
Col McBryde amongst the vines
Clare Valley, SA
Additional Info

From The Producer

BASIC VITI INFO: 

Nebbiolo plantings from 1998 and 2002 \u0003on a light brown to grey sandy site. \u0003Elevation approx. 390m.

WINEMAKING: 

fruit was hand picked, \u0003destemmed and fermented with selected \u0003yeast. Between 42 and 82 days on skins. Stored in large format french oak for malo (indigenous bacteria) \u0003and maturation (14 months). 2832 bottles produced.

Blend : Nebbiolo (100%)
ABV : 13.50%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2030
Bottle Size : 750ml

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DDS review

Fennel and orange peel, fine and tight, ultra high pixel tannin. Long and slender, awesome amaro spice flying from the glass. It's fine, talcy, replete with pliant Nebb tannins. That orange peel/negroni twist through the finish. Delicious lighter expression of this great Italian variety. - Different Drop Wine Team

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Great Neb!

One of the best Aussie Nebbiolo wines I’ve tasted

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Lacking tanin, structure and substance

I'm being generous with 3 stars as I absolutely loved this Nebbiolo last year because despite being light enough to drink in summer it still had beautiful tannins which gave it structure and substance. I immediately purchased 3 of the current vintage only to find it completely lacked what I enjoyed so much last year. Now it's just another light weight Nebbiolo and I have 2 bottles which I'm not at all looking forward to drinking : (

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Smooth and tasty

Smooth and tasty

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