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Brick red in colour with youthful crimson hues.Lifted aromas of red fruits, dark cherries, exotic spices and seductive French oak char enliven the senses.Beautifully crafted, texturally rewarding yet possessing perfect balance and linearity, the flavours of dark cherries, hints of smoked meats and red fruits seamless combine with the fine boned tannins and subtle oak nuances in a long and persistent finish.
Welcome to Kilikanoon Wines, a boutique winery with an international reputation, located in the heart of South Australia’s stunning Clare Valley. Since 1997 and his first Clare Valley vintage, founder and winemaker Kevin Mitchell has produced wines of individuality with strong regional and varietal definition. “This is one of the most brilliantly run wineries in Australia” from Robert Parker Jnr’s Wine Advocate, who has regularly scored Kiilikanoon’s wines up to 98 points, and the coveted 5 red stars from James Halliday’s authoritative Australian Wine Companion. These, as well as international award such as Best Shiraz (worldwide) at the 2008 International Wine Challenge from a young winery. This winery has been awarded 2013 Winery of the Year by James Halliday with 17 wines scoring above 92 points.