Adelaide Hills Wine Region

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Adelaide Hills
Latitude 34°50'S
Altitude 400-500m
Growing Season Rainfall 310mm
Mean January Temperature 19.1°C
Harvest Mid March to late April
Wineries 114
Website www.southaustralia.com/AdelaideHills.aspx
Principle Grape Varieties Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, Merlot, Semillon, Riesling, Viognier

About Adelaide Hills

The picturesque Adelaide Hills wine region runs along the top of the Mount Lofty Ranges from Mount Pleasant in the north to Mount Compass in the south. It is a cool climate region driven by altitudes of 350-700 metres above sea level. The focus i...

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The picturesque Adelaide Hills wine region runs along the top of the Mount Lofty Ranges from Mount Pleasant in the north to Mount Compass in the south. It is a cool climate region driven by altitudes of 350-700 metres above sea level.

The focus is on premium styles of sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, pinot noir and sparkling wine. They show vibrant character, elegance and fresh natural acidity. The Adelaide Hills is leading the charge for chardonnay in South Australia. Impressive, modern chardonnay styles show bright citrus fruit with subtle oak integration, complexity and minerality. Sauvignon blanc makes zesty wines of passionfruit and tropicals, while sensuous pinot noir is coming into its own. Sparkling wine styles range from fresh and fruit driven, to complex and creamy. Bigger reds like shiraz, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc ripen successfully on the warmer sites. Hills growers are also having success with tempranillo, nebbiolo, sangiovese, arneis, and gruner veltliner.

The Adelaide Hills is home to over 50 wine producers. 3,700 ha of vineyard rise and fall through the twisting valleys of the range in multiple pockets of soil and aspect. The great diversity of terroir includes grey and brown loams, weathered schists, skeletal quartzites, sandstones and podsols. Lenswood and Piccadilly Valley are recognised sub regions.

Reaching 727 metres at the summit, the Mount Lofty Ranges stretch for over 300km from Cape Jervis at the tip of the Fleurieu Peninsula to Peterborough in the north of the state. The lush green vines and candlebark eucalypts of the Adelaide Hills are an easy 20min from Adelaide CBD, with lots of gorgeous picnic spots along the way.

Vintage Ratings

1996
9
EXCELLENT
9
EXCELLENT
1997
7
VERY GOOD
7
VERY GOOD
1998
7
VERY GOOD
7
VERY GOOD
1999
7
VERY GOOD
8
GREAT
2000
5
AVERAGE
6
GOOD
2001
8
GREAT
8
GREAT
2002
9
EXCELLENT
9
EXCELLENT
2003
8
GREAT
8
GREAT
2004
8
GREAT
7
VERY GOOD
2005
7
VERY GOOD
8
GREAT
2006
7
VERY GOOD
9
EXCELLENT
2007
8
GREAT
6
GOOD
2008
7
VERY GOOD
7
VERY GOOD
2009
9
EXCELLENT
9
EXCELLENT
2010
9
EXCELLENT
9
EXCELLENT
2011
3
DIFFICULT
6
GOOD
2012
N/A
No Data
N/A
No Data
2013
N/A
No Data
N/A
No Data
2014
N/A
No Data
N/A
No Data

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Wineries

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2013 Beresford Beacon Hill Sauvignon Blanc

If you drink white wine, the chances are you will have come across this zesty variety before. I guess we can’t be any more ironic? Sauvignon Blanc ...

Winery: Beresford Wines | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 4.0/5
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2012 Petaluma Piccadilly Valley Chardonnay

Petaluma Chardonnay was championed by the winemaking vision of Brian Croser, who saw the potential of the Adelaide Hills as a region for premium Ch...

Winery: Petaluma | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 4.5/5
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2013 Bleasdale Adelaide Hills Chardonnay

This is awesome value from a great vintage in the Adelaide Hills. It's a lightly-oaked style that shows lots of white nectorines and peaches on the...

Winery: Bleasdale | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 3.5/5
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2013 Longview Red Bucket Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

As with all of Longview’s releases the first thing you notice is the dramatic and stunning artwork on the labels, then you taste the wine and you k...

Winery: Longview Vineyard | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 3.0/5
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2012 Bird in Hand Two in the Bush Merlot Cabernet

The Two in the bush range from Bird in Hand is a gift horse looking at you squarely in the eye. It’s reliable, more than drinkable and is just abou...

Winery: Bird in Hand | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 3.0/5
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2013 Taylors Estate Sauvignon Blanc

One thing Taylor’s cannot shy away from and that’s for over-delivering on price and maximising on flavour. The Clare Valley is their spiritual home...

Winery: Taylors Wines | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 3.5/5
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2011 First Drop Wines Minchia Montepulciano

Appearance: Dark ruby red. Nose: Lifted raspberry, dark cherry aromas. Palate: Vibrant kirsch, and rich dark chocolate flavours, with a spicy...

Winery: First Drop | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 4.5/5
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2013 Nugan Estate Adelaide Hills Pinot Grigio

This Pinot Grigio is sourced from the cool climate region for Adelaide Hills, South Australia. After picking, the grapes were gently pressed and u...

Winery: Nugan Estate | Region: Adelaide Hills
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2013 Riposte The Foil Sauvignon Blanc

This cheeky little Riposte savvy is made by one of Australia's legen - 'wait for it' - dary winemakers, Tim Knappstein. It is very much a retort to...

Winery: Riposte | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 4.5/5
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2011 Wolf Blass Gold Label Chardonnay

Wolf Blass Wines, established in 1966, has grown from a humble tin shed to become one of the world's most successful and awarded wineries. Today, ...

Winery: Wolf Blass | Region: Adelaide Hills
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2010 Wolf Blass Gold Label Adelaide Hills Shiraz Viognier

This seductive, foxy red from a great year slips down so smoothly it will feel like silk on your tonsils. Smells of dark berries and cherries adorn...

Winery: Wolf Blass | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 4.0/5
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2008 Wolf Blass Gold Label Adelaide Hills Vintage Sparkling Pinot Noir Chardonnay

Made the same way as Champagne, this will please the masses at any time, and any occasion. It's quite a rich, slightly sweet style of bubbly that s...

Winery: Wolf Blass | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 4.0/5
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2010 Quattro Mano La Gracia

Want a red of real interest that will have you humming the Gypsy kings and reaching for your castanets? Well, that’s a bit of a lie but this cheeky...

Winery: Quattro Mano | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 3.0/5
RRP: $53.00 | OUR PRICE : $44.50
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2012 Chain of Ponds Amelia's Letter Pinot Grigio

The Grigio bandwagon keeps gathering momentum and Chain Of Ponds have made theirs in the Italian mould so expect a lean, crisp white that’s great w...

Winery: Chain of Ponds | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 4.0/5
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2013 Petaluma Hanlin Hill Riesling

The Hanlin Hill riesling from Petaluma is one of our most famous rieslings. This 2013 offering is at the riper end of the scale at 13% alcohol, and...

Winery: Petaluma | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 4.0/5
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2013 Bird in Hand Two in the Bush Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

"How does the expression go? A Bird in the Hand is worth two in the bush. But what does that really mean and while you are pondering that question ...

Winery: Bird in Hand | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 3.0/5
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2012 Bird in Hand Merlot

Merlot is a funny old beast. In Australia it has suffered from a PR crisis but the best ones are worth latching on to and worth shouting about. Thi...

Winery: Bird in Hand | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 3.0/5
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2011 Scotchmans Hill The Hill Shiraz

Hailing from the Adelaide Hills, this elegant, juicy shiraz offers a bit more than others at its price point. It's seen a bit more oak than it's br...

Winery: Scotchmans Hill | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 3.5/5
RRP: $15.00 | OUR PRICE : $12.50
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2012 Scotchmans Hill Estella Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc

Adelaide Hills is renown for its tropical sav blancs, and Scotchmans Hill are taking advantage of this. Smells of passionfruit, gooseberry, lemon r...

Winery: Scotchmans Hill | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 4.0/5
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2013 Petaluma White Label Sauvignon Blanc

A tricky wine this one using both Adelaide Hills and Coonwarra grapes to make for a more interesting take on the style. A lovely balance between fr...

Winery: Petaluma | Region: Adelaide Hills| Cracka Rating: 4.0/5
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