The Yalumba Single Site release marks a milestone in the Hill Smith family's enduring commitment to exploring, unearthing and celebrating the complex terroir of the Barossa, a commitment that spans more than 150 years.
"A wine's price doesn't tell you how expensive it is. It depends on the quality, prestige, rarity and all manner of factors. Yalumba - a leader at everything from cask to exclusive wine - has just released a new range of single-site reds ... they're all stunning statements of their region, variety and site, and exactly the kind of wine that Australia needs to think about, produce and promote. I have no hesitation in recommending them all, in particular the shiraz wines. (They’re) quite spectacular - and will be even better when it's mature, from about six years time onwards. A wine of this calibre never comes cheap, because such wines are rare.”
- Campbell Mattinson, Gourmet Traveller WINE, June / July 2009
See where the single sites lie in the Barossa.
The Single Site Lyndoch shiraz comes from the
Fromm family vineyard on the northern outskirts of Lyndoch. This Shiraz block, known as the old Block 1, is of unknown clones and was planted in 1935 on its own roots. This block, of nearly 2 acres, slopes gently from north to south, with the rows running from north to south as well. The vineyard soil profile changes from red brown earth at the northern end, to a heavy textured soil in the south.
This exclusive single site wine comes from the
Hahn family vineyard at Light's Pass on the
Barossa Valley floor. Throughout the years
Yalumba has worked alongside Norm Hahn his
fruit has consistently been classified as
exceptional, earning the highest grower ratings.
This shiraz is sourced from the oldest patch on
the vineyard, known as Block D, which was
planted in 1970 on its own roots.
2005 | 2004
The Single Site Eden Valley Shiraz comes from
the Swingbridge vineyard located within the
Craneford area of Eden Valley. This old shiraz
block, affectionately known as the “old
shag’n’duck” block, is of unknown clones planted in 1920 on its own roots. The vineyard consists of podzolic soils which feature yellow, red, brown or grey sandy layers over leached yellow to brown clay layers.