This is a very proper McLaren Vale white, restrained yet vibrant with savory aromatics and stone fruit flavours – it really gets your taste buds dancing! This does huge justice to McLaren Vale’s under recognized complexities and diversity of soils. It displays how the right terroir being chosen with insight and understanding results in a wonderfully impressive wine. The sheer attractiveness and alluring fruit on offer here, matched with the cleverly judged structure and shape, makes it a standout wine of true value and distinction.
Yangarra Estate specialises in Mediterranean varieties grown mainly as bush vines. Our whole wine philosophy is built around the Estate’s original, dry-farmed bush vines planted in 1946. Yangarra is an aboriginal word meaning “from the earth.” McLaren Vale folks like to think that their region on the Gulf St Vincent has “the best Mediterranean climate on Earth.” With this foremost in mind, Yangarra Estate is devoted solely to producing wines from the best grape varieties of the southern Rhone and its combination of rare geologies, moderate altitude, abundant sunshine and cool evening breezes make it perfect for growing varieties that thrive in these moderate maritime environments.
Our respect of this special piece of country is evident in the wines we make from its grapes – every Yangarra Estate wine is a confident reflection of the nature of this land. the Blewitt Springs sub region of McLaren Vale, South Australia, with 250 acres of vines in 35 individual blocks spread amongst 420 acres of creeks, native vegetation and nature corridors. Devoted to minimal intervention in viticulture and winemaking, the desire is to produce wines that are the most brilliant possible reflection of the Estate’s unique terroir and provide a profound sense of place.