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Feeling fancy? Here’s eight of South Australia’s premium wines priced over $800

If you’ve got a bit of cash to splash, or just want to indulge, here are eight of South Australia’s most lavish bottles priced above $800.

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South Australia is renowned for its wine production, boasting some of the most celebrated wineries in Australia and the world. Among them, SA proudly showcases some of the countries’ most expensive and premium wines, many of which command incredibly high prices due to their quality and reputation. If you’ve got a bit of cash to splash, or just want to indulge, here are eight of South Australia’s most lavish bottles priced above $800.

Seppeltsfield Para Vintage Tawny

The Seppeltsfield Para Vintage Tawny is a highly esteemed wine from the Barossa Valley, holding a distinguished reputation as one of the world’s finest fortified wines. It is renowned for its exceptional quality and unique ageing process. Depending on the vintage, a bottle is typically priced above $1000, with bottles from the 1920 to 1924 commanding around $1750 each.

Find the Seppeltsfield Para Vintage Tawny here.

Penfolds Grange

Often referred to as the ‘Great Australian Red’,  Penfolds Grange is an iconic red wine from the Barossa Valley, celebrated for its exceptional quality, ageing potential, and consistency. Indulging in a glass of Penfolds Grange certainly doesn’t come cheap, with prices spanning from $800 to upwards of $2000, depending upon the vintage and bottle size.

Find the Penfolds Grange here.

Henschke Hill of Grace Shiraz

Henschke’s Hill of Grace from the Eden Valley is another one of the most iconic and sought-after wines. Crafted from old-vine Shiraz grown in the Hill of Grace vineyard, this wine is renowned for its complexity, elegance, and ability to age gracefully. It’s a prized gem eagerly sought after by collectors and wine aficionados alike, commanding prices ranging from $900 to well over $1200 per bottle.

Find the Henschke Hill of Grace here.

Penfolds Bin 707 Cabernet Sauvignon

Penfolds Bin 707 is often considered a benchmark for Australian Cabernet Sauvignon, renowned for its ability to mature gracefully over many years. With its outstanding quality and restricted availability, this wine commands a premium price, typically varying between $800 and $2000 per bottle, dependent on the vintage, condition, and market demand.

Find the Penfolds Bin 707 here.

Chris Ringland Dry Grown Shiraz

The Chris Ringland Dry Grown Shiraz from the Barossa Valley is made from dry-grown vineyards, where vines rely solely on natural rainfall rather than irrigation. Due to its exceptional quality and limited production, the Chris Ringland Dry Grown Shiraz starts at $850 a pop, with prices reaching over $1200 depending on the vintage.

Find the Chris Ringland Dry Grown Shiraz here.

Taylors Wines ‘The Legacy’ Cabernet Sauvignon

Taylors ‘The Legacy’ Cabernet Sauvignon from Clare Valley is a flagship wine produced by Taylors Wines, a prominent Australian winery known for its dedication to quality and innovation. ‘The Legacy’ is generally priced at a higher tier compared to Taylors’ other wines due to its limited availability and exceptional quality, commanding a premium price point exceeding $1000 per bottle.

Find Taylors Wines ‘The Legacy’ here.

Torbreck Vintners ‘The Laird’ Shiraz

Produced by Torbreck Vintners in the Barossa Valley, ‘The Laird’ is a premium Shiraz, widely regarded as one of Australia’s most prestigious wines. ‘The Laird’ is characterised by its richness, intensity, and concentration. With its exceptional quality and limited availability, this vintage fetches premium prices, beginning at $800 per bottle.

Find Torbreck Vinters ‘The Laird’ here.

Torbreck Vintners ‘The Forebear’ Shiraz

Torbreck Vintners is set to unveil its latest masterpiece next month in May with a prestigious wine called ‘The Forebear’. The new wine is the result of over a decade of meticulous craftsmanship and dedication. ‘The Forebear’ will be available in limited quantities, with each bottle will be priced at $850, reflecting the exceptional quality and exclusivity of this exceptional wine.

Find Torbreck Vinters ‘The Forebear’ here.

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