Wine Spectator 92 points - This refined, seamless, medium-weight style layers currant, blueberry, cedar and spice flavors that float through the supple finish and keep singing. Drink now through 2022.-H.S. (Apr 22 2015)
Since its inaugural vintage in 1987,
The Menzies, named after Sir Robert
Menzies, politician and red wine
enthusiast, has continued to grow in
stature and quality.
Cabernet Sauvignon grapes used for
The Menzies are estate grown at
Yalumba's Coonawarra vineyard, an
exceptional site in the heart of
Coonawarra's legendary terra rossa
|Yalumba was founded in 1849 by Samuel Smith, British migrant and English brewer, who had brought his family to Angaston seeking a new life. After purchasing a 30-acre parcel of land just beyond the southern-eastern boundary of Angaston, Smith and his son began planting the first vines by moonlight. Samuel named his patch ”Yalumba” - aboriginal for ”all the land around”.
Five generations and 160 years later Yalumba,
Australia’s oldest family owned winery, has grown in size
and stature, embodying all that has made the Australian