Yalumba is a winery located near Angaston, South Australia in the Barossa Valley.
It was founded by a British brewer, Samuel Smith, who emigrated to Australia with his family from Wareham, Dorset in August 1847 aboard the ship 'China'. Upon arriving in Australia in December, Smith built a small house on the banks of the River Torrens. He lived there less than a year before moving north to Angaston where he purchased a 30-acre (120,000m2) block of land on the settlement's south eastern boundary.
He named his property "Yalumba" after an indigenous Australian word for "all the land around". In 1849 Samuel Smith, along with his son Sidney, planted Yalumba's first vineyards, beginning the Yalumba dynasty. Today Yalumba is Australia's oldest family-owned winery.
Tasting Note: Soft, defined oak characters combined with silky tannins give the wine complexity and great length.
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- Barossa Valley
- Dry Rosé