NV Sami-Odi Little Wine #11

Barossa Valley, SA

A truly original wine of the Barossa Valley from cult producer, Sami-Odi.


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It’s beautiful, highly perfumed and hearty at once.

Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

About the Wine

The Sami-Odi 'Little Wine' has developed quite the cult following over the years.

It's a unique wine, being comprised of fruit from multiple vintages, with the older vintage portions adding depth and weight, the younger contributing lift and fruit vibrancy. Some parcels are picked early for acidity and drive, some picked much later providing that definitive Barossa richness.

It's an intricately constructed wine, winemaker Fraser McKinley blending multiple barrels to find just the right amount of light and shade.

The finished wine shows so much perfume, so much flavour and so much life - it's a beauty and a completely unique look at the Barossa Valley. The 'Little Wine' has become one of those innovative Australian wines you just need in your cellar.

About Sami-Odi

Sami-Odi is the labour of love of sommelier-turned-winemaker, Fraser McKinley.

This small batch Shiraz project focuses around the Hoffmann’s ‘Dallwitz’ vineyard in the Barossa Valley. Fraser obsesses over these vines that were planted as far back as 1912. 

He caresses the wines to bottle, crafting each cuvee with an incisive mixture of traditional and modern winemaking techniques learnt during his time in the cellars of Torbreck and Standish Wine Co.

Each year, the hunt for these wines amongst collectors becomes more and more feverish. And with good reason, these are transcendent expressions of Barossa Shiraz. 

Winemaker Fraser McKinley
Winemaker Fraser McKinley
Barossa Valley, SA
Additional Info

From the Producer

An unvintaged ‘assemblage’. Exclusively sourced from our five treasured plots within the Hoffmann’s ‘Dallwitz’ vineyard from vines planted in 1996, 1995, 1960, 1927 & the oldest vines planted prior to 1912.

Blend : Syrah (100%)
ABV : 13.90%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2031
Bottle Size : 750ml

Sami-Odi vineyards
Sami-Odi vineyards
Barossa Valley, SA
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

The Wine Front

"Dark fruited, inky and soft, maraschino and booze-soaked currants, fresh though, tannins high, a sense of concentration and depth. Gravelly grip comes through, some hazy paprika smoke notes in perfume and palate too. Fresh finish, more sweet currant and red liquorice notes, fennel, mushroom and this interesting weak brandy character. It’s beautiful, highly perfumed and hearty at once. A more intense, deeper release of this wine, but the sum of parts makes for very lovely stuff, indeed." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)


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