“…the art of fine winemaking is to respect and capture the essence of the vineyard”

TAYLORS

For three generations our family have crafted great Australian wines in the Clare Valley, South Australia. We understand that truly great wines are made in the vineyard and that the art of fine winemaking is to respect and capture the essence of the vineyard site and to highlight the unique varietal expression of each grape variety.

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Heritage Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Location: Clare Valley, Australia

The fruit for this wine was harvested from the Taylor family estate in the Clare Valley. Fermentation was carried out in the winery’s original “Potter” fermenters, which allow for excellent control of skin maceration and colour and tannin extraction. The wine was gently pressed to French oak barrels for completion of malolactic fermentation. Post MLF the wine was matured for at least 12 months in French oak barrels.


Heritage Shiraz

Grape: Shiraz 2014

Location: Clare Valley, Australia

Rich, luscious and round with intense, perfectly ripened fruit characters. Mocha coffee and subtle spice characters complement generous fruit flavours of plum and blackberry. The wine is medium to full-bodied with a soft mid-palate and supple tannins. It has a well-balanced structure with great texture, good length and lashings of fruit on the finish.


Jaraman Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Location: Clare Valley/Coonawarra, Australia

At release, the wine is a deep red colour to the centre with a vibrant purple hue to the edges. There are lifted aromas of blackcurrant, cassis and subtle choc-mint characters along with complex spice and cigar box from the oak. This is a rich full-bodied wine that will benefit from time in the bottle. It is a well-balanced wine across the palate with fine, elegant tannins – the hallmark of great Cabernet. Intense flavours of blackcurrant and cassis delight with subtle savoury French oak characters of cedar and spice. The finish is long and persistent.


Jaraman Chardonnay

Grape: Chardonnay 2015

Location: Clare Valley/Adelaide Hills, Australia

At release the wine is a very pale straw colour with a youthful green hue. There are intense lifted aromas white peach with underlying subtle savoury notes from the French oak. On the palate the wine delivers well-balanced and evenly distributed fruit flavours of classic melon and peach along with creamy notes from the lees stirring. Texturally, it has a retrained, tight structure and rewards with well-integrated oak. Overall, the wine has a great palate line with length which lingers long after the wine is consumed.


Jaraman Shiraz

Grape: Shiraz 2015

Location: Clare Valley, Australia

At release, the wine has a deep crimson red colour to the centre with a vibrant purple hue to the edges. There are lifted aromas of red berry and cherry fruit along with subtle black olive and spice. This is a rich, full-bodied wine with intense flavours of ripe red berry fruit, violets and attractive oak characters of roasted coffee beans and dark chocolate. Overall, the wine is well balanced with complex, well-integrated tannins providing the palate with an intense, persistent length.


St Andrews Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Location: Clare Valley, Australia

At release, the wine is an intense red colour with a vibrant purple hue to the edge. The wine has an enticing, lifted aroma of ripe blackcurrants, choc mint and subtle spice. The overall nose character is one of richness and elegance. On the palate it is a well-balanced wine. Layers of complexity building across the palate and then finishing elegantly with long, fine tannins. It is a generous wine yet retains poise and the elegance of great Cabernet Sauvignon.


St Andrews Shiraz

Grape: Shiraz

Location: Clare Valley, Australia

At release, the wine has a deep red colour with a purple hue to the edge. The wine has complex and enticing bouquet of dark berry fruit along with hints of licorice, chocolate and roasted coffee. The fruit and oak weight create a multidimensional palate which is defined with well-balanced, elegant tannins. This is a very generous wine with textural complexity and long, persistent flavours.


The Pioneer Shiraz

Grape: Shiraz 2013

Location: Clare Valley, Australia

A deep crimson red with vibrant purple hue. This a commanding wine with multiple layers of intense, lush dark berry fruit followed by spicy fruitcake and then seductive mocha. The palate is full and generous, mouth-coating tannins mingling harmoniously with fruit and spice. Elegant acids and light, long tannins carry the palate to a rewarding finish. Fragrant spice, dark cherry, plum, dark chocolate, freshly roasted coffee beans, charred oak to finish.


The Visionary Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Location: Clare Valley, Australia

The wine displays a pristine clarity and brilliance with ruby hue and a deep, dark core. Its nose is concentrated with great focus and balance between exuberant fresh vinosity and fine grain oak that closes around the youthful bouquet and keeps it in check. Finely stated oak tannins and vinous richness intertwine perfectly on the palate and lead to a thoroughly satisfying, elegant finish, full of great promise for an extended and highly rewarding maturation in the cellar.