The definitive guide to Australian Wines
This is the venture of Anthony (Tony) and Krystina De Lisio, focused primarily on McLaren Vale Shiraz and Grenache, the exceptions being a Southern Fleurieu Pinot Grigio and a four-varietal blend red (Quarterback), which provide the major part of the volume of De Lisio Wines. Tony has many years? experience as a viticulturist and vineyard manager in McLaren Vale,and has been able to source grapes grown just north of McLaren Vale township, at Clarendon, Blewitt Springs, Kangarilla and McLaren Flat. The overall style of the wines is strongly oriented to the US, to which a significant part of the production is exported. The style is achieved through very ripe grapes from low-yielding, mainly old vines, which are open-fermented and barrel-aged in predominantly French oak for up to 22 months. Exports to the US, Canada, Denmark, Singapore, Hong Kong and China.
Author: James Halliday
At De Lisio Wines our intention when making wine, apart from trying to achieve excellent results, is to encourage debate, opinion and reaction; there seems to be nothing that stirs the conversation more than wine. So we hope this occurs every time someone sits down somewhere, with colleagues or friends, to drink and enjoy a De Lisio wine.To achieve these results the choice is simple to me because I love to blend. Blending allows me to create a style reflecting what De Lisio Wines is all about, delivering a wine with texture and structure, richness, weight and length and most of all, the genuine complexity that can be best achieved by blending the best, seeking the varied and wonderful diversity the different terroir can offer. Simply put, we like to supply enjoyment. I always say you can buy the colour green but it is far more artistic to blend yellow and blue to create your own shade of green; why paint with one colour when the rainbow is available?Tony De LisioWinemaker/Nature’s Helper
Download the latest stocklist - De Lisio Wines_Stock List Distributors.pdf
Winery is new to this years Wine Companion.
This winery has a cellar door.
This winery has a restaurant.
This winery has accomodation.
This winery hosts musical events.
The rating is given in a range of circumstances: where there have been no tastings in the 12-month period; where there have been tastings, but with no wines scoring more than 86 points; or where the tastings have, for one reason or another, proved not to fairly reflect the reputation of a winery with a track record of success.
Become a member
Your enquiry has been sent to De Lisio Wines.
Alongside James Halliday is a dedicated team of tasters who review the wines in the Halliday Wine Companion guide.
Meet the team
Start planning your next winery tour with our new winery section and new look winery pages
Whether you're after the most recent tasting notes, or you just want to browse through those from previous months, you'll find it all here in our tasting note archive.
Discover James' latest thoughts, opinions, news and photos on the Wine Companion blog.
Visit the blog
Get started with our Virtual Cellar and you'll be able to manage your own collection, add tasting notes and set drink now alerts.
Copyright 2017 WineCompanion.com.au
Become a member and get a free bottle of wine*
For the full winecompanion.com.au experience, please update your web browser. to something less antiquated
Wines considered to offer special value for money.