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OLIVER'S TARANGA VINEYARDS DJ Reserve 2011

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OLIVER'S TARANGA VINEYARDS DJ Reserve 2011

OLIVER'S TARANGA VINEYARDS DJ Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, McLaren Vale
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OLIVER'S TARANGA VINEYARDS DJ Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, McLaren Vale
  • Style: Red
  • Vintage: 2011
  • Region: McLaren Vale
  • Code: OTDJRCS
  • Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Country: Australia

Region McLaren Vale

The McLaren Vale wine region is located between the Mount Lofty Ranges and the Gulf of St Vincent just South of Adelaide in South Australia. Historically it was John Reynell who established Chateau Reynella in 1838, and Thomas Hardy who purchased the historic Tintara in 1876, that kick started the development of the McLaren Vale wine industry. The climate is generally considered warm, although different aspects, altitude and the effect of the cooling ocean breezes moderate the climate within the different sub-regions of the Vale. A large number of soil types are present, although red-brown loams dominate. The biggest viticultural challenge is the potential for drought and the overall lack of water. Full bodied, robust and plush reds typify the McLaren Vale style. Plantings are dominated by Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, with smaller plantings of whites including Semillon, and Chardonnay. More recent plantings of Mediterranean varieties particularly suited to the climate, including Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Mourvedre, Savagnin and Fiano have also been very successful.

Winery OLIVER'S TARANGA VINEYARDS

Langton’s Selections Oliver’s Taranga HJ Reserve Shiraz, Oliver’s Taranga Shiraz The Oliver family arrived in South Australia form Scotland in 1839 shortly after the Reynells. The Whitehall and Taranga farms, a few kilometres north of McLaren Vale, still remain in family hands after six generations. The Taranga farm is a 110 hectare vineyard planted to a fruit salad of varieties. The Shiraz fruit is exceptional. Parcels often land up as components of Penfolds Grange and Hardy’s Eileen Hardy Shiraz. Don Oliver is regarded as one of the great independent wine growers in the region. In 1994 The Oliver Family made its own wines from parcels of selected fruit at the Boars Rock winery. Corrina Rayment (nee Oliver) is the family’s first winemaker. It is perhaps not surprising that the Taranga Shirazes have done particularly well on the secondary wine market. The HJ Reserve has found a very strong niche and it trades up there with the very best that McLaren Vale has to offer. W
Langton’s Selections Oliver’s Taranga HJ Reserve Shiraz, Oliver’s Taranga Shiraz The Oliver family arrived in South Australia form Scotland in 1839 shortly after the Reynells. The Whitehall and Taranga farms, a few kilometres north of McLaren Vale, still remain in family hands after six generations. The Taranga farm is a 110 hectare vineyard planted to a fruit salad of varieties. The Shiraz fruit is exceptional. Parcels often land up as components of Penfolds Grange and Hardy’s Eileen Hardy Shiraz. Don Oliver is regarded as one of the great independent wine growers in the region. In 1994 The Oliver Family made its own wines from parcels of selected fruit at the Boars Rock winery. Corrina Rayment (nee Oliver) is the family’s first winemaker. It is perhaps not surprising that the Taranga Shirazes have done particularly well on the secondary wine market. The HJ Reserve has found a very strong niche and it trades up there with the very best that McLaren Vale has to offer. While it is still early days, Oliver’s Taranga is a very compelling work in progress. It has all the elements required to make it into the big time. Andrew Caillard MW, Langton's
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