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The Yalumba Y Series of varietal wines express the lively personality and colourful 160-plus-year history of the Hill-Smith family of Yalumba, Australia's oldest family owned winery. These are fresh and flavoursome fruit-driven wine styles of quality and consistency, highlighting the true regional character of South Australia's most renowned viticultural areas and confirming Yalumba's reputation as Australia's finest independent winemaker.

 Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

This Cabernet Sauvignon depicts the scarecrow, our 'guardians of abundance', who keep a watchful eye over our ripening grapes and our community during the biennial Vintage Festival.

Previous Vintages

2012 | 2011

 Merlot 2012

Merlot 2012

The Yalumba Merlot made by Yalumba's Red Winemaker Kevin Glastonbury shows classic Merlot varietal character-soft and supple with delightful aromas of sweet berry fruits, rose petals and spice. Ripe sweet plums on the palate together with gentle tannins leads to a lovely soft finish.

Previous Vintages

2011

 Pinot Grigio 2014

Pinot Grigio 2014

Pinot Grigio is a relative newcomer to Australian wine, but it is growing fast in popularity. Even though the berries are a pinkish copper colour, the wines made from Pinot Grigio are usually white, rich and full bodied.

Previous Vintages

2013 | 2012

 Riesling 2014

Riesling 2014

The Riesling depicts the olive tree. It is said, where grapes thrive and prosper so too do the olive trees. When you consider the grape growing regions of South Australia, it is very true.

Previous Vintages

2013

 Sangiovese Rosť 2014

Sangiovese Rosť 2014

This Sangiovese Rosť depicts the butterfly. The butterfly represents the lifecycle approach to our sustainable winemaking practices, leaving nothing to chance when protecting the essential elements of the environment.

Previous Vintages

2013

 Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Sauvignon Blanc 2014

This Sauvignon Blanc depicts the mercurial King George Whiting. Whenever a chance arises to take on the piscatorial pursuit, we go for it. If successful, we eat it with reverence and wash it down with the citrus and tropical flavours of this wine.

Previous Vintages

2013

 Shiraz 2014

Shiraz 2014

This Shiraz depicts our coopers toiling in our cooperage crafting magnificent oak barrels, a proud Yalumba tradition in a wine world that has precious few of these truly gifted artisans. Another example of Yalumba 'controlling the controllables' in premium winemaking.

Previous Vintages

2013 | 2012

 Shiraz Viognier 2013

Shiraz Viognier 2013

Yalumba Y Series Shiraz Viognier is bright and youthful. The nose is full of spices, licorice and plum fruits with subtle hints of Viognier emphasised by soft jam of fresh purple grape aromas.

The palate is supple, chewy and delicious with sweet vinour fruits and loose-knit tannins. A spicy, savoury and silky wine with a lingering finish.

Previous Vintages

2012

 Tempranillo 2013

Tempranillo 2013

The Yalumba Y Series of quality wines salutes our proud history of viticulture and winemaking in South Australia. Significantly, the individual icons on each label reflect the labours, inventive thinking and aspirations of all at Yalumba.

Our Yalumba nursery team is bullish in its determination to discover varieties that are best suited to our climate and lifestyle. Originally from Spain, Tempranillo has found a natural home in the vineyards of South Australia.

 Unwooded Chardonnay 2013

Unwooded Chardonnay 2013

Full-bodied and fruity and plentiful in pineapple, melon and grapefruit flavours with a trickle of honey. A crisp citrus acidity to finish.

Previous Vintages

2012

 Vermentino 2014

Vermentino 2014

This Vermentino depicts the Ligurian bee, both of which are perfectly suited to the South Australian environment. Tireless creatures that have been exalted for the quality of their honey.

 Viognier 2014

Viognier 2014

The Viognier depicts vine cuttings. Vine cuttings are the beginnings of a new vineyard, planted after careful sorting, grafting and bundling in our state-of-the-art Yalumba Nursery. This thoroughly alluring wine evokes hints of honeysuckle, lemon and lychees.

Previous Vintages

2013 | 2012

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