One of the most important wine producing areas in Australia is the McLaren Vale, located very close to the city of Adelaide. Founded in the mid-19th century when two English farmers emigrated from Devon.
The McLaren Vale can flaunt about having one of the largest production is Shiraz wine, the most popular grape in the area that makes up to 50% of the local production, in addition to this, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, are produced. Petit Verdot, Tempranillo, Verdelho and Sangiovese are other popular options in this Australian region.
McLaren wines are distinguished by their degree of maturity, structure and power, the thin soils of the area, the limited water and the warm summers that allow them to take advantage of the vigor of the Shiraz and produce fruits with intense flavors, this colored purple wine can last decades in the bottle.
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