Cirillo Wines: Stories

Region: Barossa Valley, Australia

Year founded: Planted in 1848 for the 1850 Ancestor Vine Grenache and 1932 for The Vincent Grenache. The first vintage (2003) was released in 2006

Proprietors: Marco Cirillo

Winemaker: Marco Cirillo

Size of property: 20 acres

Amount of property planned: 16 acres

Terroir: Sand over limestone and clay

Annual production: 4,500-5,000 cases

Varieties cultivated: Grenache, Mataro, Shiraz & Semillon

Organize/sustainable certifications: Organic principals