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1

2015

Bush fires in the Adelaide Hills area may result in some smoke-tainted wines. Coonawarra had a warm spring but a cooler summer allowing for slow development and notably high tannin in the Cabernet Sauvignon.

2

2014

Extreme weather

3

2013

Hottest summer on record for South East Australia

4

2011

"One of the toughest in 25 years" wet, mildew

5

2010

Rain broke a long drought

6

2009

heatwave, whites suffered

7

2008

extremely hot year, reds suffered

8

2006

Promising Limestone Coast Cabernets

9

2005

large crop, super ripe wines

10

2003

similar to Europe's 2003

11

2002

late harvest, cool summer

12

1999

record crop, increased plantings

13

1994

very dry, not too hot, great in Barossa