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Clare Valley

Northernmost winegrowing area (GI) in the Australian State of South Australia northwest of Barossa Valley, There are sub-areas Auburn, Clare, Hill River, Polish Hill River, Sevenhill and Watervale. He is one of the oldest wine-growing areas in the country; The first winery Sevenhill Cellars was founded here in 1851. The mountains give a slightly cooler climate, despite the dryness is mostly on artificial irrigation, which results in lower yields. The most important white varieties are Riesling and Sémillon, the most important red varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Shiraz. Special qualities are provided by the Riesling, which is also matured noble rot. The importance is also documented by the 27-kilometer "Riesling Trail" for hikers and cyclists, which leads from Auburn to Clare. Well-known producers are Eldrige, Grosset, Knappstein, Leasingham, Mitchell, Paulett's, Pikes and Wolf pale,

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