Kilikanoon was established in 1997 by Kevin Mitchell, with grapes from the two vineyards owned by Kevin and his father Mort and specialises in producing wines with strong regional and varietal definition. Since it's inception, it has maintained a strong focus on both traditional winemaking methods and meticulous attention to fruit selection. This has resulted in a range of premium award winning wines of strong regional character. Collectively Kilikanoon will continue with its uncompromising approach to quality. July 2012: Kilikanoon Wines has been named the James Halliday Winery of the Year in the just released Ď2013 Wine Companion'.
Kevin Mitchell - Bachelor Applied Science Agriculture. Graduate Diploma Wine Technology Graduated in 1992 from Adelaide University, Purchased Kilikanoon property in late 1997 Kevin has worked within the wine industry since 1993 starting as cellar hand, then and assistant winemaker, then to Winemaker with range of companies including; Krondorf, d' Arenberg, Kingston Estate, Orlando, BRL Hardy, Kendal Jackson and Willamette Valley (USA) First Kilikanoon release was in April 1998 - the 1997 Shiraz, Cabernet, Grenache and two 1998 Rieslings.
Consistency personified. Expertly constructed by the clever Kevin Mitchell, itís a silky-textured, super-value sizzler, ... More>
Poised, complex, the ripe plum and mocha aromas supported by spice and oak, the generous palate complemented by mellow ... More>
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate: "Medium deep garnet-purple in color, the 2011 Shiraz Killermanís Run offers ripe cassis, ... More>
Stephen Tanzer: Glass-staining purple. Exotic, strongly perfumed scents and flavors of raspberry, cherry compote, vanilla ... More>
Kilikanoon has produced the Oracle shiraz in every year since our wines were first released back in 1998. Made in an opulent ... More>
Robert Parker. Very deep garnet colour with a hint of brick in the rim. The nose is a little mute to begin but with coaxing ... More>