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The variety planted is Shiraz, a single clone from the Barossa valley, and it is possible the clone is derived from some of the original vines brought to South Australia in the mid 1800’s.

The rows have been planted North South, 3.3m between each row and 1.8m between each vine with a single cordon. The vine row is mounded and the vine alley is v- drained. First planted 1997 subsequent plantings are 1999, 2002 and 2004.

Nero d'Avola, a variety native of Sicily, was planted in 2007 and 2008.