New South Wales, Australia

For the length of the east coast of Australia are the mountains of the “Great Dividing Range.” Deep shale lines are woven into the ranges ancient volcanic soils, creating perfect conditions for growing premium Shiraz. The name of this wine honors the great geology of South Eastern Australia – Shale Line. Shiraz and Chardonnay Grapes were grown in the Riverina of South Eastern Australia. Characterized for its plains, a warm to hot climate and an abundant supply of water for irrigation, the Riverina is one of the most diverse winegrowing regions in Australia. Shelftalkers 
Madison Ridge_13 Shale Shiraz_FrontBarker's Lane Chardonnay
On the nose, this Chardonnay shows tropical fruits and citrus aromas with a hint of oak. The palate is rich with peachy flavors and a clean crisp finish. This easy drinking wine is a versatile partner to white meats, seafood and salads.
Madison Ridge_13 Shale Shiraz_FrontShale Line Shiraz
This wine is ruby red in color with purple undertones. It displays rich berry fruits of raspberry and blackberry, which is balanced by spicy and very slight peppery notes with subtle oak. The wine is soft and easy drinking. It was made to be enjoyed in the short term. Best matched with red meat dishes.