A historic and beautiful landscape capable of producing styles of supreme excellence, the Barossa Valley is synonymous with exceptional wine. Try these five styles from some of the regions most revered producers.
St Hugo Signature Collection Barossa Shiraz 2017
Dense, dark fruits of plum and olive, fine-boned tannins with fully immersed barrel complexity. Ideally suited to flavoursome red meat, such as kangaroo.
RRP $45 | drink to 2030 | sthugo.com
Jacob’s Creek Our Limited Release Vermentino 2020
Whole-bunch pressed direct to barrel and wild fermented, this wine is complex and layered. With both bright fruit and full texture, this style can be enjoyed with surprisingly robust food, like mushroom risotto.
RRP $30 | drink to 2023 | jacobscreek.com
2018 The Quintessential Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon
A single-estate example of the Quintessential Australian blend, shiraz and cabernet sauvignon. Flavours of cassis, balsamic, rosemary, thyme, mint and black and white pepper with soft and even tannins and outstanding length. Pair with a fire-cooked steak on the bone or a rack of lamb.
RRP $62 | drink to 2041 | hentleyfarm.com.au
100 Year Old Vines Shiraz 2017
The wine delivers classica regional characters of dense, spicy blueberry fruit and savoury pan jus with hints of liquorice, plum, and all-spice all delicately interwoven on a velvety pallet. Perfect with of steak, slow cooked roast beef or select charcuterie.
RRP $160 | drink to 2035 | chateautanunda.com
Kellermeister Wild Witch Shiraz 2018
A complex array of dark spice that reveals a core of intense red raspberry, blackberry, and dark plum fruit. Powerful and long with a mouth-watering structure – decant if enjoying while the wine is still young and pair with steak cooked over an open flame.
RRP $85 | drink to 2050 | kellermeister.com.au
Discover more about the Barossa region with our essential guide.
*This article was produced by Halliday Wine Companion in partnership with the featured wineries.