Take a walk back in the history of Geddes Wines
View a selection of outstanding wines that are no longer available. Many of these wines won awards and in particular the Grenache wines were something special and worth remembering.
View some wines from our past below
2008 GEDDES ANOTHER SHIRAZ
Aged in 75% new French oak hogsheads and the balance in 1 year old French oak for 24months. The Seldom Inn Shiraz won 4 silver medals, so barrel selection for the reserve will guarantee the wine will be at least that of the Seldom Inn 2008 Shiraz.
2008 GEDDES CABERNET / PETIT VERDOT
The Cabernet was aged in new French Oak 500L puncheons and the Petit Verdot was aged in new 300L French oak hogsheads for 24 months. While the Seldom Inn range of the Cabernet Sauvignon won two silver medals and a bronze, and the Petit Verdot won a trophy, 3 gold, 3 silver and many bronze medals, combining the two only strengthens the two.
2008 RESERVE SHIRAZ / VIOGNIER
This wine was produced for the belief of the blend. It shows how a small percentage of Viognier can change a wine. Ageing in new French oak 500L puncheons for 24 months helps obtainin oak characters that are softer with more subtle impact.
2008 SELDOM INN CABERNET SAUVIGNON
The dark fruit spectrum that is present shows the typical characters of this variety, blackberry, blueberry and youthful mulberry aromas. The French oak combines with the fruit resulting in a lifted nose with complexity.
2008 SELDOM INN GSM
The lifted aromas of spice, cherry, rose petal and tar are derived from the Grenache and the sense of the depth of plums and pepper comes from the Shiraz. The Mataro adds earthy, meaty notes and with all three varieties combined form a deeply complex nose.
2008 SELDOM INN PETIT VERDOT
Trophy South Australian Wine Awards 2010, Gold South Australian Wine Awards 2010, Gold Australian Small Winemakers 2009, Gold Australian Small Winemakers 2010, Silver Australian Boutique Wine Awards 2010
2008 SELDOM INN SHIRAZ
Lifted aromas of pepper, forest berry and rich fruits. Toasted American oak adding pencil shaving, vanilla, mocha and cedar characters add depth. Big generous rich red berry fruit dominates the palate while the American oak adds sweet oak characters.
2009 SELDOM INN SHIRAZ
2009 SELDOM INN SHIRAZ-The nose is generous with rich, dark fruits and spices of pepper and clove. There is a more subtle second layer of earth and a lifted violet character which provides an elegant balance to the powerful fruit.
2010 EXPERIMENTAL DOLCETTO
2010 EXPERIMENTAL DOLCETTO - This wonderful example of Dolcetto has sweet juicy red fruits on the palette with zippy acid keeping the flavours fresh and vibrant.
2010 EXPERIMENTAL OLD VINE GRENACHE
2010 EXPERIMENTAL OLD VINE GRENACHE - the dry grown vineyard combined with a characteristic McLaren vale vintage combined to create a wine that includes spicy notes, soft red fruits of cherry and raspberry and a hint of white pepper.
2010 SELDOM INN CABERNET
2010 SELDOM INN CABERNET -Fruit is sourced from 45 year vines in the McLaren Vale region. The resultant wine is aged in 500L French oak puncheons to softly give a subtle oak influence.
2010 SELDOM INN GRENACHE SHIRAZ MATARO
2009 SELDOM INN GRENACHE SHIRAZ MATARO -The nose is juicy with fresh plum, blackberry and raspberry entwined with nutmeg and cinnamon spices and a floral lift. There is a touch of liquorice and a hint of white pepper adding complexity.
2010 SELDOM INN PETTI VERDOT
2010 SELDOM INN PETTI VERDOT - Made for fun , passion of this variety. It is very well suited to Mclaren Vale climate where it can ripen slowly and long, not understood within its capability of either blending or being a straight varietal.
2010 SELDOM INN SHIRAZ
2010 SELDOM INN SHIRAZ -The aroma is of vanillin glazed raspberry confection and the strength of plums and fresh cracked pepper.
2012 CELLAR RELEASE SHIRAZ
As with all Geddes wine labels, there is a process when all barrels are laid out and judged individually. It's not until the results are gathered that decisions are then made. Tough scrutiny makes great wines.
2012 SELDOM INN CABERNET SAUVIGNON
2012 SELDOM INN CABERNET SAUVIGNON - The unmistakeable nose of classic french oak, smoked paprika and dried chili’s, classic blueberries too. A sizable wine with cellaring a must. Old vine fruit that is rich with spice and wild mushrooms.
2012 SELDOM INN SHIRAZ
Generous subtle red fruits, a blend of 68 year old vines with 20 year old smart bold vines, creating a sleek but refined pallet. 20% new American Oak and 10% new French Oak creating a slightly charred smokey aroma.
2013 SELDOM INN CABERNET
2013 SELDOM INN CABERNET - This Cabernet is sourced from two vineyards in the Blewitt Springs region of McLaren Vale. The majority is from a 25 years old free draining sand over clay vineyard. Minimal intervention practiced, both in the vineyard and the winemaking.
2013 SELDOM INN PINOT GRIS ADELAIDE HILLS
2013 SELDOM INN PINOT GRIS ADELAIDE HILLS - Light vibrant citrus undertones, opulent white flower floral notes on the nose. 20% wild french barrel fermentation has added a creamy slightly pine nut character, retaining seamless natural acidity strong lasting zesty freshness.
2013 SELDOM INN SHIRAZ
2013 SELDOM INN SHIRAZ - Shiraz sourced from two vineyards. One vineyard is approximately 1km from Maslin Beach and 100 feet above sea level. It has a very cooling affects but small diurnal temperatures.
2014 SELDOM INN GRENACHE
There are two vineyards included in this wine. The majority, 70%, is 22 years old grown on sand over clay in the stump hill region of McLaren Vale. The 30% balance is from old vines from of the highest part of Blewitt Springs.
2015 SELDOM INN GRENACHE
Rose petals, savoury oak aged in large format oak for 18 months. Spice white peppar and red fruit steamlined pallete more of a delicate styled wines due to the warmer vintage.
2015 SELDOM INN GRENACHE MOURVEDRE
The brightness of the fruit weight in this wine is truly one of its best characters. The elegant and lifted floral juicy texture is from the carbonic maturation of the Grenache portion. This style of winemaking creates soft tannins that are ready drinking character
2017 PETTI VERDOT
The stars and moons aligned after seven years and a single varietal Petit Verdot has been created. Its name translates in French into “little green one” but with Mclaren Vale sunshine and climate it matures into little red delicious berries.
2017 SELDOM INN SHIRAZ
GOLD MEDAL 2019 Australian Alternative wine show In the verdant countryside of picturesque McLaren Vale, a crop of perfectly aged and reliable vines sat expectantly awaiting ideal conditions.