Fruit for the Annie's Lane Quelltaler wines are sourced from Watervale, a unique area within the Clare Valley. The soils comprise of friable red clay loam over a limestone base, allowing for perfect drainage and natural low vigour to achieve high quality fruit.
Annie's Lane Quelltaler wines are sourced from select and distinctive vineyard parcels from aged vineyards within Watervale, Clare Valley and utilise traditional winemaking techniques to create wines that are fine, elegant and flavoursome.
- SA - Clare Valley
- South Australia
The base wine has an average age of five years; it has the bold plum fruit and oak that has won this style so many show awards; will benefit further from prolonged cellaring. Rating 93 - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion (AUG/2012)
Winery Tasting Notes
The Annie's Lane Sparkling Shiraz has lifted aromas including black olives, figs and Christmas cake spices.
The well structured palate is layered with plums, cassis, citrus rind and dried currants balanced by dusty tannins that linger to deliver a complex wine with great length.
Versatile- suits most celebratory occasions including Christmas lunch and the friendly bbq dinner.
Released in October 2011, under crown seal, this wine is drinking superbly now and will reward with further cellar age.