|By the winner of the 2014 Jimmy Watson Trophy! During his time as chief red wine maker at Hardy's, Stephen Pannell became intmate with many of the greater Adelaide region's most splendid sites. A predominantly Syrah wine with a de rigueur inclusion of good Viognier, all picked off a superior low yielding Adelaide Hills vineyard. SC Pannell»|
|When Johann Gramp planted his vines along the banks of Jacob's Creek in 1847, he was less preoccupied with the making of history but more concerned with the selection of rootstock and fruit, his choice was Shiraz. Jacobs Creek still retain access to some of the oldest vines in Australia and can call on harvests of the finest Barossa Shiraz every year. Jacobs Creek»|
|Saint Clair continue to deliver Marlborough's most internationally lauded Sauvignon Blanc. The winemaking team are on a perpetual odyssey, to isolate and retain Marlborough's finest harvests, capable of producing wines with intense regionality. Saint Clair»|
|Crafted by a rising star of the Padthaway region, recipients South Australian Cabernet Of Year Trophy and runner-up South Australian Wine Of Year. Their commitment has not gone unnoticed by the global industry press, Decanter has identified Browns as one of the Hottest Wineries to Watch. Browns of Padthaway»|
|The marvelous S1 block is a sheltered, relatively warm site within the splendid vistas of Seaview Vineyard, on a north facing plateau at 160m above sea level, refreshed by maritime winds that blow in from the Cludy Bay coast. Fruit is crushed and destemmed, chilled and gently pressed, the clearest juices are racked off for a long, cool ferment to capture the full opulence of S1 vineyard grapes on the vine. Yealands Estate»|
|Whole bunches and oak barrel ferments, the costly extravagance of three years tirage on sedimentery yeast lees, each bottle individually riddled by hand, disgorged and sent to cellar for the ultimate indulgence of extra age before release, Pamela is the zenith of the sparkling winemaker's art. Her luxurious effervescence exudes brioche, tarte tatin and French boulangere, her creamy textural mousse unravelling ribbons of rich yeasty autolysis, crÃ¨me caramel and baked fruits. Wicks»|
|Characterized by its controlled power, elegance and finesse, a very special Pyrenees wine which redefines the great Cabernet virtues of stature, structure and length. The inaugural release claimed Gold and Best Wine ahead of two timeless Bordeaux icons, Chateau Mouton Rothschild and Cos d'Estournel. Taltarni»|
|Given the scarcity of Best's prestige, limited release, old vineyard icons, Bin #1 affords enthusiasts their first taste of the Great Western Shiraz style and leaves them eager to discover more. A classic, cool climate, aromatic wine, floral and spicy, peppery and elegant, retaining vital Great Western fruit character. Bests»|
|Streicker's Bridgeland property yields harvests of the finest Shiraz. Crafted to traditional winemaking techniques, a regimen of old fashioned plungings and open ferments, into a pure, single vineyard Rhone style Syrah. Streicker»|
|The uncompromising pursuit of excellence brings the Yealands team to the extreme viticultural climes of Gibbston Valley in Central Otago. It is here under the frigid cloudless night skies that Pinot Noir vines, planted to undulating granite schist soils, struggle to yield harvests of parched grapes, redolent with cherry berry perfumes, bursting with an intensity of flavour and wrapped in a muslin of seamless, velvet tannins. Yealands Estate»|
|Lenton Brae can justifiably claim to be one of Margaret River's leading proponents of the ebullient fusion between Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc, having claimed multi trophies and gold medals for the style at regional, state and national competitions. The site was chosen after a chance conversation with the owner of Moss Wood who mentioned that the soils were uniformly excellent and equal to those of the eminent vineyard nearby. Lenton Brae»|
|One of the new world's most exclusive, ancient vineyard wines, awaited annually by the most discerning Shiraz enthusiasts around the globe. Only ever bottled in the finest vintages, fruit is sourced from the superior Ahrens Vineyard at Lyndoch and the historic Moorooroo site at Jacobs Creek, which for more than 120 years, ended up with Orlando. Schild Estate»|
Everything you will enjoy about Atze's Corner is the result of a delightful family passion, the Kalleske are devoted to create fantastic wines that you will love
Century old Shiraz vines and the essence of Barossa Valley are an intrinsic part of who the Kalleske are. After six generations of vine growing and winemaking, they are proud to say that Barossa wine have run in their blood for over 175 years. But that's not all. The Kalleske style of viticulture evolved and their incredible vines evolved along with them. Alternative varietals such as Vermentino and Durif, Montepulciano, Graciano and a few other secrets emerged. That's why they prepare their wines with minimal intervention, ensuring that the wine is at its absolute best when it reaches your table. Open top fermentation, always small batch, hand plunging and pumping, oak maturation and minimal filtering completely change how a wine tastes. Savour Atze's Corner Wines and discover the flavours of Barossa Valley. You will fall in love just like they did.
Atze's Corner is a dream come true after six generations of viticulture. They brought together exceptional terroir, ancient vineyards and all the passion to produce the most exceptional wines. Their ancestors moved to Australia from eastern Prussia before settling in Barossa Valley circa 1843. They were skilled farmers who brought hope, years of expertise growing grapes and winemaking knowledge. Conditions were extremely tough but their passion prevailed. If you look around, you can still see some of their original plantings carved into the gorgeous Barossa landscape. It's not a coincidence that these old vineyards produce some of the most glorious wines to this day. Their outstanding quality together with a hand crafted process makes Kalleske wines unbeatable.
Along with his parents John and Barb, the Kalleske are the proud owners and caretakers of many original vineyards, the oldest dating back to 1912. Behind the label, Andy Kalleske decided to take this family passion to the next level. In 2005, he started Atze's Corner and his own brand of wine production.
You're able to find Barossa sub-regions separated by different terroirs. Each wine grape is unique and each terroir has its own varietal expression. Unique terroirs are responsible for how a wine will be shaped when it comes to taste, colour and smell. This is the recipe that turned the Atze's Corner label into a great symbol of quality and taste.
These old vineyards, planted by their early ancestors, were the first spark that brought Kalleske wines to life. Deep red earth, great old vineyards and generations of passionate winemaking. Atze's Corner is an artisan winery that uses amazing vineyards to produce its wines. Hand picked grapes from family owned vines around the Barossa Valley are the cornerstone of a great Barossa brand. Amongst the most iconic bottlings are the Shiraz vines planted in 1912 and 1951, owned by Barb and John Kalleske, Andy's parents. Other key vineyards they own are located at Koonunga and Ebenezer, eminent subregions of the Barossa, renowned for stellar Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon wines.
Andy Kalleske was born in a family of vignerons. He's the sixth generation involved with grape growing and winemaking, always within the iconic Barossa Valley. He grew up among wine grapes and wine glasses, knowing by heart, how to nurture the fragile old vines with passion and care. After generations of distinguished Barossa winemaking, you can find exclusive, award winning red wines, refreshing white and rosé styles under the Atze label.