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What state dominates the country's wine output

South Australia

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What state is phylloxera free

South Australia

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Adelaide Zone

Super zone with Mount Lofty Ranges Zone, Fleurieu Zone, Barossa Zone. Can be IGT

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South West Australia Zone

Blackwood Valley, Geographe, Great Southern, Margaret River

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Langhorne Creek GI

Productive region. 26 producers. Large yields of med bodied reds. Important for Jacob's Creek

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Barossa soils

Limestone and Ironstone

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Barossa climate

Hot, drought risk

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Barossa whites

Chard, Semillon, some Riesling

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Barossa Shiraz style

Classic, full-bodied, soft, spicy, develops leather with age

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Barossa producers

140. PENFOLDS

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Eden Valley soils

Poor, quartz based

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Pewsey Vale

Planted by Joseph Gilbert in 1947

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Eden Valley Riesling style

Long-lived, juicy lime

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Eden Valley Shiraz style

Cooler climate, spicier and more elegant than valley floor, finer tannins, lower alcohol

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Clare Valley Producers

43, most small

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Clare Valley Riesling style

Dry, lightly browned toast with twists of lime with age

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Clare Valley reds style

Intensely colored, deeply flavored, long-lived, EUCALYPTUS

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Clare Valley grapes

Almost all producers make Riesling, Shiraz, CS

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Adelaide Hills grapes

SB, Shiraz Chard. Base wines for sparkling

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Adelaide Hills Chard Style

Elegant, high acid, nectarine and lemon

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Adelaide hills producers

Henschke, The Lane, Nepenthe, Shaw + Smith

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Mount Lofty Ranges Zone

Clare Valley, Adelaide Hills

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Limestone Coast Zone

Mount Benson, Robe, Wrattonbully, Coonawarra, Padthaway

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Coonawarra soils

Limestone, TERRA ROSSA

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Terra Rossa

Red-brown loam or clay directly over well drained limestone

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Coonawarra style

Australia's best CS. Ripe red berry, cassis, sweet herb, dried mint

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Coonawarra climate

Cool Mediterranean

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Padthaway soils

Limestone

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Padthaway style

Mid-priced Chard, SB, Shiraz

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Padthaway producers

6 wineries

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Wratonbully

2004 Tapanappa joint venture w/ Brian Croser, Jean-Michel Cazes (Ch Lynch Bages)

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Mount Benson soils

Sand and limestone. Cooler

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Mount Benson style

Greater elegance but less weight and structure

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Feurieu Zone

McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek, Kangaroo Island Currency Creek, Southern Fleurieu

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McLaren Vale climate

Warm Mediterranean with Maritime influence, considerable mesa-climate variation

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McLaren Vale grapes

Shiraz, CS, Grenache (some dry farmed)

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McLaren Vale Shiraz style

Intense, brooding tannin, high abc, deep blue fruits , iron

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Riverland

59% of S. AUS total crush. 27% of nation's total crush

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Riverland grapes

Chard, Shiraz, CS, Merlot