THE WALTONS VINEYARD

CLIMATE Warm.
LOCATION Central Barossa Valley, South Australia (locality: Marananga) – about three kilometres (two miles) west of Tanunda.
SOILS Sandy loams and red-brown soils.
RAINFALL Average rainfall is around 508 mm (20 in). About 200 mm (8 in) falls during the growing season.
IRRIGATION Supplementary irrigation is provided.
VITICULTURE Planted in 1999 and 2000.
VINE DENSITY 1667 vines per hectare (675 vines per acre).
GRAPE VARIETIES Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Mataro (Mourvèdre).
FRUIT PROFILE This vineyard contributes fruit to Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz, Bin 150 Marananga Shiraz and Bin 2 Shiraz Mourvèdre.

The Waltons Vineyard consists of 130 hectares (321 acres).
The Waltons Vineyard

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