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The Yalumba Y Series of varietal wines express the lively personality and colourful 160-plus-year history of the Hill-Smith family of Yalumba, Australia's oldest family owned winery. These are fresh and flavoursome fruit-driven wine styles of quality and consistency, highlighting the true regional character of South Australia's most renowned viticultural areas and confirming Yalumba's reputation as Australia's finest independent winemaker.

 Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

The wine is deep and dense cherry red in colour with a nose of brooding Cabernet fruit, berries and plum, with toasty oak. The palate is of vibrant, sweet berry fruit finishing with a firm tannin structure.

Previous Vintages

2012 | 2011

 Merlot 2012

Merlot 2012

The Yalumba Merlot made by Yalumba's Red Winemaker Kevin Glastonbury shows classic Merlot varietal character-soft and supple with delightful aromas of sweet berry fruits, rose petals and spice. Ripe sweet plums on the palate together with gentle tannins leads to a lovely soft finish.

Previous Vintages

2011

 Pinot Grigio 2014

Pinot Grigio 2014

Pinot Grigio is a relative newcomer to Australian wine, but it is growing fast in popularity. Even though the berries are a pinkish copper colour, the wines made from Pinot Grigio are usually white, rich and full bodied.

Previous Vintages

2013 | 2012

 Riesling 2014

Riesling 2014

The Yalumba Y Series of quality wines salutes our proud history of viticulture and winemaking in South Australia. Significantly, the individual icons on each label reflect the labours, inventive thinking and aspirations of all at Yalumba.

The Riesling depicts the olive tree. It is said, where grapes thrive and prosper so too do the olive trees. When you consider the grape growing regions of South Australia, it is very true.

Previous Vintages

2013

 Sangiovese Rosé 2013

Sangiovese Rosé 2013

With a fine ruby colour, this wine has exotic aromas of raspberries, strawberries and cream and notes of lilac and violets - all with a minerally edge.

The mouth feel is succulent, with strawberry, rhubarb and cinnamon flavours. It opens to a fine dense body of wine with a soft texture that is long and beautifully balanced.

Previous Vintages

2012

 Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Yalumba Y Series Sauvignon Blanc is fresh, zesty and deliciously intense with flavours of passionfruit and a hint of grassiness.

Characterised by aromas of intense passionfruit, mown grass and a touch of fragrant spice, this Sauvignon Blanc is a delicious expression of the variety. The palate offers layers of flavours - lemons and tropical fruit and fresh cut herbs - with textures that are succulent and long. It finishes with lingering and refreshing natural acidity.

Previous Vintages

2012

 Shiraz 2013

Shiraz 2013

Yalumba Y Series Shiraz is an elegant, classic Shiraz offering a vibrant berry nose, with hints of licorice, spices and delicious mocha chocolate. The palate is complex displaying yummy fruit flavours of berries and plums, with good depth, balanced by fine tannins.

Previous Vintages

2012

 Shiraz Viognier 2012

Shiraz Viognier 2012

Yalumba Y Series Shiraz Viognier is bright and youthful. The nose is full of spices, licorice and plum fruits with subtle hints of Viognier emphasised by soft jam of fresh purple grape aromas.

The palate is supple, chewy and delicious with sweet vinour fruits and loose-knit tannins. A spicy, savoury and silky wine with a lingering finish.

Previous Vintages

2011

 Tempranillo 2013

Tempranillo 2013

The Yalumba Y Series of quality wines salutes our proud history of viticulture and winemaking in South Australia. Significantly, the individual icons on each label reflect the labours, inventive thinking and aspirations of all at Yalumba.

Our Yalumba nursery team is bullish in its determination to discover varieties that are best suited to our climate and lifestyle. Originally from Spain, Tempranillo has found a natural home in the vineyards of South Australia.

 Unwooded Chardonnay 2013

Unwooded Chardonnay 2013

Full-bodied and fruity and plentiful in pineapple, melon and grapefruit flavours with a trickle of honey. A crisp citrus acidity to finish.

Previous Vintages

2012

 Vermentino 2012

Vermentino 2012

This Vermentino depicts the Ligurian bee, both of which are perfectly suited to the South Australian environment. Tireless creatures that have been exalted for the quality of their honey, bees ‘dance’ to communicate with the hive, a ritual replicated by our team at Yalumba.

Previous Vintages

2011

 Viognier 2013

Viognier 2013

Yalumba Y Series Viognier is a pale gold with green hues. The aroma offers intense white flowers and honeysuckle, with hints of apricot nectar. The palate is rich and very long and ripe, with citrus and tropical fruit flavours.

Previous Vintages

2012

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