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McLaren Vale Estate
The McLaren Vale Estate is at the heart of the Lloyd Brothers business. Along with plantings of Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvèdre, the property has a purpose-built, small batch winery allowing all the estate wines to be made on site, an impressive cellar door and new Barrel Hall for weddings and special events.
The 65 hectare estate, is conveniently located just 2 km North of the township of McLaren Vale in the sub-region of Seaview, considered by many as the most favoured district in the Vale. The vineyard sits on the southern slope overlooking the township with views of the Mount Lofty Ranges extending and touching the Gulf of St Vincent.
Geology of the Lloyd Brothers McLaren Vale Estate Vineyard -
Located on the Blanche Point Formation in the Eocene group which is 56 to 34 million years in age. Glauconitic, fossiliferous calcareous siltstone with Tortachilla Limestone at base.
Total Annual Rainfall: 591.8mm
Average Temperature: 15.575 degrees
Adelaide Hills Estate
Lloyd Brothers Adelaide Hills Estate sits 350m above sea level and only 13km from the coast, which creates a unique and distinctive microclimate. First planted in 1997, Miegunyah borders McLaren Vale and lies just South of Kuitpo Forest on The Range.
It is a beautiful 45-hectare property with just over 25 hectares planted to vines. Most recently David has planted 2 hectares of what is believed to be the first Picpoul Blanc planted in the Adelaide Hills along with 1 hectare of Prosecco to complement the well-established Syrah, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio.
Benefiting from the purest of underground water and healthy
rainfall, rich fertile soils and undulating topography.
Geology of the Lloyd Brothers Adelaide Hills estate - Located
on the Burra Group Geology which is some of the oldest in the region: c. 750 million years. More particularly the Belair Subgroup which is laminated, grey siltstone.
Total Annual Rainfall: 881.2mm
Average Temperature: 12.96 degrees