Kirrihill Wines

South Australia | Clare Valley

Our Review

The Kirrihill story started in the late 1990s. The aim was to build a business producing premium wines from temperate vineyards that represent the unique characters of the Clare Valley. Grapes are sourced from specially selected parcels of Kirrihill’s 600ha of vineyards. Andrew Locke, with vintage experience in the Loire Valley, Tuscany, Sonoma Valley and Spain, joined Kirrihill as chief winemaker in 2020. Exports to NZ, the USA and the UK. -JH

About

Kirrihill is a boutique winery cultivating fine wines that capture the terroir of South Australia’s Clare Valley. Founded in 1998 by long-time friends and locals, Sean Edwards and Rob Stanway, who shared the aspiration to grow and craft wines of outstanding quality and internationally recognised distinction. Our focus is on the pursuit of growing the best quality fruit possible, whilst managing the vineyards sustainably and respecting the individual sites. The micro-climates within the three small valleys that make up the Clare Valley region provide our winemakers with a diversity of fruit selections to produce expressive wines of purity and intrigue, particularly aromatic Rieslings, which speak profoundly of their place. Sitting atop the ‘Golden Mile’, a stretch of rare terra rossa soil, our highly prized Schobers Vineyard is one of the most distinguished red wine producing vineyards in Australia. Contour planted on rolling hills at the southern tip of Clare Valley, Schobers Vineyard has consistently produced Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon wines of great complexity, which are rich in concentration with distinctive Clare Valley character. With the commitment to crafting wines of exceptional quality, we have been honoured with over 500 accolades both domestically and internationally since our first vintage in 2000. Ultimately though, we craft wines that we love to drink and share. -JH

Specialities

Riesling, shiraz, cabernet sauvignon -JH

Cellar Door

Hours

Private Tastings by appointment -JH

Details are correct at time of writing

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Stockist Information

Distribution Information

Retail, Independents and on-premise -JH

International Sales Information

International Distribution: mlawson@kirrihill.com.au -JH

Stockist

South Australia info@kirrihill.com.au, Eastern Seaboard: Swift & Moore enquiries@swiftandmoore.com.au -JH

Details

Kirrihill logo
Rating
Winemaker Andrew Locke
Established 1998
Dozens 35 000
Vineyards (area) 600 ha
Viticulturist Dick Brysky
Opening Hours By appt
Address 948 Farrell Flat Road, Clare, SA 5453
Telephone (08) 8842 1233
Website www.kirrihill.com.au