2022 Adelina McLaren Vale Shiraz

A grown-up McLaren Vale Shiraz from the team at Adelina, using nothing but the best organic fruit.
4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
4 Reviews

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Col McBryde at Adelina wanted to make a Shiraz that was a little different to their usual one - a bit more dark and broody, but still keeping the classic Adelina style.

So Col sourced some certified organic fruit from the McLaren Vale, coming from a ripper site in Kangarilla managed by two impeccable growers, Yanagrra's Michael Lane and Pete Fraser. We all know what great fruit and a deft touch equals.

It's got a focus more on dark fruit flavour than their Clare Valley reds, with chewy tannin and a bit more of a broodiness to its personality. Still inherently Adelina in style, it's something a little different - and incredibly delicious.

93 points
"Red and black berries, quite nutty, a little spice and dried herb perfume. Medium-bodied, red fruits mainly, again that nutty character, with a little mint, fine dusty tannin grip with a savoury tobacco edge, lively with plenty of energy, and a firm finish of good length. Good wine."
- Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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VARIETY: Shiraz
VINTAGE: 2022
REGION: Kangarilla / McLaren Vale
VINEYARD: Yangarra Block 8
GROWER: Michael Lane
ELEVATION: 185m
VINE AGE: 20 years
SOIL PROFILE: deep white sandy soils
ASPECT: predominant easterly aspect
FARMING: ACO certified organic

WINEMAKING:
Destemmed, 50% crushed berries, three ferments (all concrete) 19, 58 and 88 days maceration. Pressed and 49% matured in concrete tank, 51% in 700l oak, 20% new, for up to 10 months.

pH 3.53 | 6.25 g/l TA | NEG RS | 13.8%

93 Points - "-Yangarra Estate, Block 8, Kangarilla, typical sandy soils (ACO organic cert.) Destemmed, 50% crushed berries, three ferments (all concrete) 19, 58 and 88 days maceration. Pressed and 49% matured in concrete tank, 51% in 700l oak, 20% new, for up to 10 months.”

Red and black berries, quite nutty, a little spice and dried herb perfume. Medium-bodied, red fruits mainly, again that nutty character, with a little mint, fine dusty tannin grip with a savoury tobacco edge, lively with plenty of energy, and a firm finish of good length. Good wine." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

90 Points - "The 2022 McLaren Vale Shiraz is chocolaty and lithe, with notes of chocolate-covered raspberries, Milo, redcurrants, burnt toffee and fennel seeds. In the mouth, this is supple and spicy, with a leafy, amaro-esque quality to the finish. Nicely poised, good feeling. 13.8% alcohol, sealed under screw cap." - Erin Larkin (The Wine Advocate)

Customer Reviews

4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
Based on 4 reviews
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4 reviews
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    MARGARET W.
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    2021 Adelina McLaren Vale Shiraz
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Enjoyment plus

    The wine appealed from the first drop. Easy drinking , tasty and smooth.

    Also, love the bright label.

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    Lucas L.
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    2021 Adelina McLaren Vale Shiraz
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Bang for buck

    Bang for buck Shiraz from Adelina!

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    Nigel C.
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Amazing Wine

    This is great Shiraz, if you have't tried yet you should...

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    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Adelina in McLaren Vale

    Nice drop from Adelina but not quite on par with their Clare Valley offerings.

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Adelina

Adelina Wines, established by Jennie Gardner and Col McBryde, is situated in the Springfarm Valley of Clare Valley. With vineyards dating back to 1910, the estate includes Shiraz, Grenache, Mataro, Malbec, and a unique field blend. Col and Jennie, both PhDs in microbiology, have transformed the vineyard with organic farming methods, achieving certification in 2020.

Their wines are known for delicacy, purity, and terroir expression, featuring old vine Shiraz and Mataro, exceptional Nebbiolo, and vibrant Rieslings. The 80-year-old Grenache vines produce fine-boned, high-toned wines, while the Shiraz showcases bold flavors and impressive tannins.

Sustainability is central to their approach, with minimal water use, manual weeding, and maintaining native scrub. They are also pursuing carbon-neutral certification. Adelina Wines embodies quality and innovation, offering wines that reflect their unique terroir and sustainable practices.

Col McBryde in the vineyard - Clare Valley, SA Adelina

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