|Region||Barossa Valley, SA|
|Bling||92pts Kim Brebach, 91pts Mike Bennie, 90pts James Halliday|
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Just 60km northeast of Adelaide, the Barossa Valley is one of Australia' oldest wine regions. Warm and dry, it is renowned for producing the distinctive Barossa Shiraz, a full-bodied red with notes of chocolate and spice. The valleys and sloping hills create several temperature ranges. But in summer, take it from us – It's just plain hot. The soils range from clay and loam in the cooler areas to the classically South Australian sand and ...
With dedicated growers in the North Western Barossa areas of Greenock, Kalimna and Koonunga Hill, Massena sources fruit from dry farmed, low yielding vines up to 120 years of age. Whilst they work mostly with traditional Barossa varieties Shiraz, Grenache and Mataro from these growers, they are also trialling new varieties such as Durif, Barbera, Dolcetto, Roussanne, Saperavi and Tannat....