McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale
McLaren Vale

Coordinates: 35.2210° S, 138.5461° E         

Area: 6650 hectares         

Soil Profile: Fertile red-brown earths, terra rossa, rendzina, soft sands and dark cracking clays  

Production: 80% red, 20% white

Altitude: 50-200m  

Principal varieties: Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Grenache

Rainfall: 463.9mm

Established: 1838

Clarendon, Adelaide Hills

Adelaide Hills
Adelaide Hills

Coordinates: 35°07′0″S 138°38′0″E 

Area: 3430 hectares

Soil Profile: Gravel, sand, clay and loam, silt and solid rock  

Production: 45% red, 55% white

Altitude: 400-500m  

Principal varieties: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz

Rainfall: 532 mm  

Established: 1840

Langhorne Creek

Langhorne Creek
Langhorne Creek

Coordinates: 35°17′S 139°02′E   

Area: 5070 hectares     

Soil Profile: Flat, river delta landscape and fertile soils are predominantly deep, alluvial sandy loams  

Production: 85% red, 15% white

Altitude: 30m   

Principal varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Chardonnay, Merlot

Rainfall: 491 mm  

Established: 1891

Currency Creek

Currency Creek
Currency Creek

Coordinates: 35°27′15.10″S 138°45′39.12″E               

Area: 425 hectares

Soil Profile: Dominant rolling sandy slopes over clay allow ground water to collect and be easily accessed by vine roots  

Production: 85% red, 15% white

Altitude: 50-70m

Principal varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc  

Rainfall: 492 mm  

Established:  1969