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    Geoff continues to push the boundaries of Australian viticulture and winemaking in his Wines by Geoff Hardy wines, which are all made from hand-selected, premium fruit from sustainably managed vineyards in the Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek and on the Limestone Coast.

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Stage Left Merlot 2016

Stage Left Merlot 2016

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Brand Info Shortly after leaving the family company in 1980, Geoff Hardy established Pertaringa, which has since continued to produce some of McLaren Vale's finest wines. The name Pertaringa means 'belonging to the hills' and originates from the local Kaurna indigenous language.


Vintage The 2016 vintage was in general very mild with low rainfall. The lack of rain looked like it would result in a quick harvest, but a big downpour in early February made sure the vintage was more evenly spread out. The yields were up on the couple of previous years and the quality is looking great.

Nose The nose offers beautifully soft aromas of plums, mint and spice.

Palate The palate is succulent and rounded with darker fruits, chocolate and spice, followed by fine-grained tannins.

Food Pairings Try with chargrilled kangaroo with charred beetroot, sweet potato mash and lavender and sage butter.

Winemaker Shane Harris

Alcohol 14.5% pH 3.37 TA 6.34g/L RS 2.7g/L

Geographic Indication Adelaide

Cellaring Drink now to 2024 Bottling Date 14 September 2017

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93 points, Sam Kim , 2017

4 stars, Equal Top in Category, Winestate Magazine , 2018

92 points, James Halliday Wine Companion , 2019

Pertaringa Cellar Door

Pertaringa - McLaren Vale

Cellar Door: 327 Hunt Road, McLaren Vale, SA 5171
Post: PO Box 2370, McLaren Vale, SA 5171

Phone: +61 8 8383 2700
Fax: +61 8 8323 7766

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