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 Truly unique.

The only one of it's kind (that we are aware of).

Early release Sagrantino (60%) to capture the vibrant violet and blueberry aromas.

Spicy, savoury Mataro to fill in between the tannin and acid of the Sagrantino.

Result? 

Bright, fresh, pretty aromatics and juicy purple & blue fruit with a fair whack of nuanced spice followed by that cheek drying tannin that we love Sagrantino for.

 


Goes With Food: Slow roasted lamb shoulder balances with the tannin in
the wine.

Goes With Cheese: Aged Parmesan complements the spicy characters
of the wine.

Goes With Music: Audioslave - Cochise.

Goes With Life: Bring this one out when the main course is served – BYO
it to your favourite Italian restaurant and you’ll be rewarded!

Serve At: 16-18 degrees Celsius.

When to Drink: Ready to drink now but will soften over the next few years
and become even more approachable.

Select between a 6 bottle pack or 12 bottle case to Buy the Welkin Sagrantino Mataro by Aphelion 2020.

 

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The Welkin #project5255 Malbec By Aphelion 2020 is a very special project wine. And absolutely delicious too!

#project5255 is a world renowned project created by Langhorne Creek Grape & Wine to highlight the versatility and quality of the region.

We chose to work with Malbec and have crafted a perfumed, spiced, and nuanced modern take on Langhorne Creek Malbec.

Has to be sniffed to be believed!

Blood plum, redcurrant, Alpine herbs, clove, star anise, crushed seashell and biscuit dough.


Goes With Food: Roasted eggplant with minted yoghurt.

Goes With Cheese: Manchego matches the body of the wine and complements the fruit sweet characters.

Goes With Music: Very Loud – Shout Out Louds

Goes With Life: The low alcohol and light to medium body of this wine suggests it will be equally suited to get the party started or as a nightcap glass!

Serve At: 16-18 degrees Celsius.

When to Drink: Ready to drink now or up to five years from vintage.


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The Welkin Chenin Blanc By Aphelion 2020 is part of our brand new special range of vibrant, early release, ready to enjoy, but delightfully complex wines.

This is the wine formerly known as Kryos in 2019 vintage.

Bright, clean aromas and crisp flavours are the hallmark of our Adelaide Hills Chenin Blanc.

From one of the only - if not the only - Adelaide Hills Chenin vineyard.

Toast summer and seafood with this beautiful Riesling style Chenin,


Goes With Food: Fresh Marron with a light garlic and herb butter sauce.

Goes With Cheese: Gently flavoured soft cheese such as Brie will match the body of this wine.

Goes With Music: Florence + The Machine - Delilah.

Goes With Life: A great choice to start off the night or as a light finish to the meal with a cheese board.

Serve At: 10-12 degrees Celsius.

When to Drink: Ready to drink now or up to five years from vintage.


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The Welkin Grenache By Aphelion 2021 is part of our special range of vibrant, early release, ready to enjoy, but delightfully complex wines.

We like to call the Welkin Grenache "furiously aromatic".

It fairly leaps out of the glass at you!

From a 20 year old Grenache vineyard towards the sea in Whites Valley, delicate hand picked fruit provides the aromatics.

Revel in this wine's light body, heady spiciness and juicy acidity.

Goes With Food: Perfect with light tapas or light to medium bodied cuisine.

Goes With Cheese: Fresh chevre matches this wine’s youthful vibrancy.

Goes With Music: Jake Bugg – Lightning Bolt.

Goes With Life: A great wine to kick off with, it’s light body keeps the drinkability factor high.

Serve At: 16-18 degrees Celsius.

When to Drink: Ready to drink now whilst it retains it’s youthful vibrancy.


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Six unique wines. 

Six different varieties.

One super delicious, super drinkable, super sharable six pack (or 12 bottle case).

Welkin is our special range of vibrant, early release, ready to enjoy, but delightfully complex wines.

Introducing the Welkin by Aphelion 2021 Mixed Pack.

Each six pack includes:

1 x bottle Welkin Sparkling Chenin Blanc 2021 RRP $28
1 x bottle Welkin Clairette 2021 RRP $28
1 x bottle Welkin Rosè 2021 RRP $28

1 x bottle Welkin Grenache 2021 RRP $28
1 x bottle Welkin Malbec 2020 RRP $28
1 x bottle Welkin Sagrantino Mataro 2020 RRP $28


(N.B: 12 bottle cases contain double these amounts).


About The Wines


Welkin Sparkling Chenin Blanc 2021 RRP $28Our first ever bubbly. Rob won the Chandon Sparkling prize during his Wine Degree so it is about time too! Pale straw colour in the glass. Aromatics of red apple and lemon curd lead to a palate that is fresh and vibrant. Great mouthfeel and length of the palate.

Welkin Clairette 2021 RRP $28: Back for the first time since 2017! Clairette is rare as hen's teeth and very special to us. We named our daughter after it, and visited the home of Clairette in South of France with our own Clairette in 2017. Aromatics of citrus blossom, cinnamon spice, and lime zest lead to a delicate palate with fresh fruit vibrancy and a water weight. A supremely elegant wine that relies on subtlety rather than power and rewards a taster who sees great value in purity.

Welkin Rosè 2021 RRP $28: After experimental Rosè projects in years past, our first permanent offering is here! Elegant. Dry. Spiced.  A beautiful salmon-orange colour.
Aromatics of fresh flowers and just ripe strawberries jump out of the glass. Blood orange, grapefruit and cranberry characters mingle on to the palate with fresh
acidity keeping the wine lively and vibrant. A tickle of tannin adds our signature savoury edge and provides good palate length.

Welkin Grenache 2021 RRP $28: We like to call the Welkin Grenache "furiously aromatic". It fairly leaps out of the glass at you! redcurrant and cinnamon follow
through on to the palate with fresh acidity keeping the wine lively and vibrant. A small percentage of whole bunch fermentation in the wine adds a savoury element and herbal notes.

Welkin Malbec 2020 RRP $28: #project5255 is a world renowned project created by Langhorne Creek Grape & Wine to highlight the versatility and quality of the region. We chose to work with Malbec and have crafted a perfumed, spiced, and  nuanced modern take on Langhorne Creek Malbec. Has to be sniffed to be believed! 

Welkin Sagrantino Mataro 2020 RRP $28: Truly unique. The only one of it's kind (that we are aware of).Early release Sagrantino (60%) to capture the vibrant violet and blueberry aromas. Spicy, savoury Mataro rounds out this outstanding duet. 100% McLaren Vale fruit.


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Devil by name, but not by nature.

Beautifully intense purple in colour with aromatics that jump out of the glass.

Pure fruited aromas of redcurrant and spicy plum follow through on to the palate with fresh acidity keeping the wine lively and vibrant.

A slight rasp of powdery tannin mouth-grip adds a savoury element and helps the flavours go on and on. 

Dance with the devil and come out the winner with the Welkin Nero d'Avola by Aphelion 2021.


Goes With Food: Roasted eggplant with orecchiette pasta..

Goes With Cheese: Fetta with olive oil and whole peppercorns match the energy of this wine’s palate.

Goes With Music: The Killers - Bones.

Goes With Life: Fruit driven and energetic, chilled down a little this wine is a perfect choice when the weather turns warm.

Serve At: 16-18 degrees Celsius.

When to Drink: Ready to drink now whilst it retains its youthful vibrancy but will drink well over the next 4 – 6 years.


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The Welkin Mataro Rosè By Aphelion 2021 is part of our special Welkin range of vibrant, early release, ready to enjoy, but delightfully complex wines.

Elegant. Dry. Spiced. 

A beautiful salmon-orange colour.

Aromatics of fresh flowers and just ripe strawberries jump out of the glass.

Blood orange, grapefruit and cranberry characters mingle on to the palate with fresh
acidity keeping the wine lively and vibrant.

A tickle of tannin adds our signature savoury edge and provides good palate length.


Goes With Food: Lightly spiced Thai based seafood dishes.

Goes With Cheese: Fresh burrata matches the body of the wine.

Goes With Music: Grinderman – Palaces of Montezuma.

Goes With Life: Fruit driven and energetic, chilled down this wine is a perfect choice when the weather turns warm.

Serve At: 10-12 degrees Celsius.

When to Drink: Ready to drink now.


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The Welkin Clairette By Aphelion 2021 is part of our special Welkin range of vibrant, early release, ready to enjoy, but delightfully complex wines.

Our first release since 2017. A very special wine to us from our daughter's namesake variety.

 A wine of delicacy, floral fragrance, and crystalline purity.


Goes With Food: A great pairing with kingfish ceviche, the delicacy of both the food and wine match perfectly.

Goes With Cheese: Gruyere will not overwhelm the wine and the slight sweetness will complement the subtly of the Clairette.

Goes With Music: Pink Floyd - Echoes.

Goes With Life: Light and aromatic, this wine is perfect as an aperitif to start the evening.

Serve At: 10-12 degrees Celsius.

When to Drink: Ready to drink now but will cellar well over the next 3 to 5 years.


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The Welkin Sparkling Chenin Blanc By Aphelion 2021 is part of our brand new special range of vibrant, early release, ready to enjoy, but delightfully complex wines.

Our first sparkling wine.

Pale straw colour in the glass.
Aromatics of red apple and lemon curd lead to a palate that is fresh and vibrant.
Great mouthfeel and length of the palate. 

Raise a toast with the Welkin Sparkling Chenin Blanc 2021.


Goes With Food: Fresh oysters are a perfect match - the crispness and light body of the wine cut through the richness of the oyster perfectly.

Goes With Cheese: A high quality Parmesan will match the light brioche characters in the wine.

Goes With Music: Kanye – Ghost Town.

Goes With Life: Pop this wine to celebrate life’s best moments! Also a great start to any evening meal.

Serve At: 10-12 degrees Celsius.

When to Drink: Ready to drink now but will cellar well over the next 3 to 5 years.


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