Mountadam High Eden The Red 2010 (6 x 750mL), Eden Valley, SA.

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The Red is a distinctive blend to suit the season of the best red wines off the Mountadam estate. With over 1000 ha of land at Mountadam only 8% is dedicated to vineyard. The uneven topography at High Eden gives them a wide range of small vineyard pockets to select from; in fact there are over 40 separate vineyards. This enviable situation from the 37 year old plantings allows them to be extremely selective and use only the best parcels suitable to each season.

SA - Eden Valley
South Australia

Expert Reviews

A 52/45/3% blend of cabernet sauvignon, merlot and cabernet franc. The colour is very good, the palate a lovely display of satin and velvet blackcurrant and redcurrant fruit, holding its line after 2 years in new French oak, perfectly weighted tannins the cream on the cake. James Halliday, Rating 96, 27th July 2014

Winery Tasting Notes


This wine is deep red in colour with a vibrant purple hue.


The aromas are of elegant new French oak complementing the subtle spice and ripe fruit characters.


The palate shows a firm tannin structure balanced with delicate and intense fruit flavours, with hints of ripe plums, red capsicum and liquorice.

SA - Eden Valley
Grape Style
Cabernet Blends
Closure Type
Cork closure

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Established in 1972 as one of Australia's pioneer Chardonnay producers, Mountadam was founded by the late David Wynn, without question one of the most significant contributors to the Australian wine industry and an important part of the Mountadam story.

Amongst his many achievements, David Wynn is credited with the invention of the wine cask; he founded Wynn's Coonawarra Estate and transformed Coonawarra reds during the 1960s and '70s; he was the first to establish a contour planted vineyard (Modbury, SA), the first to plant Riesling in Coonawarra, and was a passionate advocate of regionality.

In selecting the land for the Mountadam vineyard, Wynn was the first to recognise the potential of a cool, elevated site to produce wines of great elegance and structure, and chose an area high above the Eden Valley, which he named High Eden. At 550m above sea level, Mountadam is in fact the most elevated vineyard in South Australia.

He was awarded the prestigious Maurice O’Shea trophy in 1993.

David’s son Adam, after whom Mountadam was named, took over as winemaker in 1984, and subsequently sold the business (2002) in its entirety to French luxury goods giant, LVMH.

Mountadam returned to private ownership in 2006, with the acquisition by South Australian farmer and accountant David Brown, who has made significant investment in vineyard improvement and expansion.

Winemaking is managed by Con Moshos, who has a distinguished 23-year career making fine wines at Petaluma.

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