Wine Spectator 90 points - Elegant and restrained, with a creamy texture forming the backdrop for the lush flavors of apricot, honeysuckle and mandarin orange. Gently spicy and balanced by a refreshing acidity that weaves in and out. Drink now.-M.W. (May 4 2016)
The wine is pale straw with green hues, with an aroma of white flowers, jasmine and honeysuckle, fennel and ginger. The palate is creamy, rich and long with flavours including fresh apricot nectar and star fruit, leading into a succulent mid palate with bright citrus flavours and Asian five spice on the finish.
|Yalumba was founded in 1849 by Samuel Smith, British migrant and English brewer, who had brought his family to Angaston seeking a new life. After purchasing a 30-acre parcel of land just beyond the southern-eastern boundary of Angaston, Smith and his son began planting the first vines by moonlight. Samuel named his patch ”Yalumba” - aboriginal for ”all the land around”.
Five generations and 160 years later Yalumba,
Australia’s oldest family owned winery, has grown in size
and stature, embodying all that has made the Australian