2021 Spinifex Vermentino

A serious expression of this loveable Sardinian variety from one of the best in the Barossa.
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While his brilliant Barossa reds get the majority of the attention, Peter Schell's white wines are some of the finest in the Barosa and should be noted.

His ability to coax texture and complexity out of seemingly any variety is nothing short of remarkable. Here he makes a great fist of Vermentino.

In a lesser maker's hands, this could be a blink and you'll miss it sort of wine, but this is anything but.

This shows a nutty complexity alongside a seaside freshness and crisp natural acidity. It drinks beautifully.

Get yourself a piece of freshly caught sweet lip and some hand cut fries, chill a bottle of this and settle in for a good afternoon.

Vermentino is a rugged and hardy variety, that ripens slowly in the vineyard in the extreme north of the Barossa. On par with many top Italian examples of the variety, this wine retains its acidity while delivering a generous texture.

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    Glenn H.
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    3 years ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Drinking lovely!

    It has been a while since I have had a Vermentino and this wine didn't disappoint and what a surprise.

    So easy drinking, but with such sophistication in a bottle. Lovely!

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Spinifex Wines

Spinifex are one of the 'New' Barossa's true pioneer producers. Husband and wife team Peter Schell & Magali Gely have extensive experience in southern France, which proves the inspiration for their unique wines made from predominantly Rhone varietals.

Spinifex was on the front line of the new wave of Barossa producers. Peter's wines brought a new sensibility to the region, they were lower in alcohol, concentrated but elegant, and balanced to perfection. He takes the art of blending into the realm of the virtuoso. There are few wineries who deliver refinement and poise from the Barossa Valley like Spinifex.

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