Wine Making

Vineyards and Region

Perrini Estate owns 20 acres of vineyards in the Adelaide Hills wine region.

Adelaide Hills

The Adelaide Hills wine region is situated in the Mount Lofty Ranges, east of the capital city of South Australia, Adelaide. This region stretches from Eden Valley near the Barossa Valley in the north. down to the Kuitpo sub region near McLaren Vale in the south. Perrini Estate in this southern section of the ranges.

Climate

The Adelaide Hills region is cool climate, late harvest. In the southern region the gentle undulating valleys and various slope aspects mean climate variation.


Soil Type

The Adelaide Hills have predominantly grey brown or brown loamy sands and clay loams.

Perrini Estate Vineyards

Perrini Estate owns 20 acres of vineyards and is planted to the following varieties:

  • Shiraz
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Merlot
  • Pinot Noir

 

 

The vineyards are situated 450 metres above sea level on a north/south facing slope. All fruit is hand picked and harvest is generally in late March/April.

Perrini Estate also source select parcels of premium fruit that is also hand picked and low irrigated to fulfill their range of wines under the Perrini Estate brand.

Perrini Eatate have production facilities, currently producing 100-500 tons and with capacity to increase to 2000 tons.