Gemtree` Tadpole` Shiraz 2009 (12 x 750mL), McLaren Vale, SA.

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McLaren Vale is one of Australia’s premier wine regions. It has a Mediterranean climate making it ideal for growing grapes. The pristine coastline of SA is just minutes from our vineyards and the maritime influences of cool evening breezes and ancient limestone deposits in the soil, are instrumental to the quality of fruit that we grow. Gemtree’s vineyards are farmed 100% biodynamically.

SA - McLaren Vale
South Australia

Winery Tasting Notes


Deep red, purple and black hues.


Black jubes, plums, cinnamon, raspberry conserve, Chinese 5 spices and savoury oak.


The front palate is dominated by plush, intense red fruits with subtle amounts of liquorice and chocolate fanning across the mid to back. The 2009 Tadpole is a structured wine with soft velvety tannins.

Food Matching

Lasagna, venison sausages with mash

Cellar Potential

Drink now - 2014

SA - McLaren Vale
Grape Style
Shiraz / Syrah
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

Winery Profile

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Gemtree Winery

Rated - 5 Star Winery – James Halliday Wine Companion 2010

Gemtree is a family affair. Third generation McLaren Vale grapegrowers, the Buttery family are dedicated to producing iconic wines of the highest quality from their premium biodynamic vineyards. They are passionate about innovation both in the vineyard and winery, where winemaker Mike Brown pushes the boundaries of experimentation and alternative winemaking practices. With a staggering collection of Trophies and medals, Gemtree is rapidly building an international reputation for excellence across their entire range.

Winemaker - Mike Brown

Mike Brown is a multi awarded winemaker with over a decade of experience in McLaren Vale. His winemaking philosophy is straightforward — working in tandem with the viticulturist is paramount to the final quality of the fruit.

Choices made in the vineyard from pruning through to harvesting will determine the ultimate characteristic of the wine. Mike believes in minimal intervention across all stages of the winemaking process, which results in wines which are powerful, concentrated, and express the true characteristics of each variety and the region.

Mike has a reputation for pushing the boundaries of experimentation and alternative winemaking practices and has racked up an impressive collection of Trophies and medals with Gemtree wines over the last 10 years.

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