Schild Estate Wines

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Corner Barossa Valley Way and Lyndoch Road
Lyndoch SA 5351
Australia
Phone: 08 8524 5560
Mobile: 0407 790 825
Fax: 08 8524 4333
Email: purebarossa@schildestate.com.au

The Schild name has a long history in the Barossa dating back to 1952 when Ben Schild purchased the Three Springs Farm property in Rowland Flat and settled with his family. Ben transformed the land into a mixed farm with a focus on sustainable viticulture.

The Schild Estate Cellar Door is located at the main intersection in Lyndoch and is easily recognised with its ‘sandstone and sails' architecture. Visitors to Cellar Door can enjoy tasting wines, which have a reputation for ripe, generous fruit flavour at a price that's just as easy to swallow.

Ben's son Ed took over the property at the tender age of 16, after his sudden death in 1956. Through careful management and a keen eye for premium Barossa vineyards Ed has cemented himself as one of the largest independent premium grape growers in the region with over 400 acres under vine. Today second and third generation vigneron's work side by side to solidify Schild Estate's reputation, built on its commitment to translating the unique tapestry of its vineyards into wines that speak of honesty and drinkability.

Schild Estate's vineyards include some of the oldest in Australia including the famous Moorooroo vineyard near Jacob's Creek, which was planted in 1847 by William and John Jacob. Ed's vineyard site selection has favoured the cooler, southern end of the Barossa near Lyndoch, which enjoys a slower and longer ripening period – perfect for optimum grape flavour development.

These generous wines are spearheaded by the iconic Moorooroo Shiraz, demonstrating regional integrity and illustrating Schild Estate's reputation as Pure Barossa.


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